Male or Female Radiated Star Tortoise

shel.c

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Is my radiated star tortoise a male or female? I think is a she. Not really sure, what do you guys think? 😀
 

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Tom

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You've been a member for 5 years and this is your first post? Welcome to the party! :)

Star tortoises are a different species than radiated tortoises.

Your tortoise is still a juvenile. No one can sex it at this size and age. It will be years before you know the sex. They all look female as juveniles.
 

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Radiated need to be at least 12" SCL before you can begin guessing.

You have probably already seen it, but here's the care sheet

 
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I agree, many don't reach maturity till 20 years old. If I had to hedge a guess I would suggest that the shallow angle on the anal scutes would indicate male but its far too young to tell.
 
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