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Yvonne G

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A while back Ben Awes posted a thread about an egg that hatched a few months after the rest of the clutch hatched.

http://www.tortoiseforum.org/thread-78354.html

I purchased that baby. It's now about 7 months old:

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The baby is doing very well, Ben, and I appreciate getting him from you. He's growing like a weed.
 

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No, that's the one bad thing about treating your tortoises as wild animals. They don't get ANY human interaction, hence they are pretty shy and scared of me.
 

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Well Yvonne, I don't see that as a problem....a big ole head out or a funny tightly snugged in head....to each their own....lovely shell :p
 

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What a cool surprise! You would think with the extra scutes it might be female but that unusually long incubation period should produce a male? I'll be interested in seeing what it turns out being. It's got great coloring.
 

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Very nice Yvonne. Light colors so far. For comparison here is his/hers 10 month old sibling I have had since he was 2 months old.
Split scutes as well but the tail is huge even at this early stage, possible male.

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Neat to see the two siblings and how they differ. Both look nice.
 

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Yvonne G said:
A while back Ben Awes posted a thread about an egg that hatched a few months after the rest of the clutch hatched.

http://www.tortoiseforum.org/thread-78354.html

I purchased that baby. It's now about 7 months old:

03-18-14BenAwesa_zps5f393f2d.jpg

03-18-14BenAwesb_zps6b203cbe.jpg


The baby is doing very well, Ben, and I appreciate getting him from you. He's growing like a weed.


Just How, How, HOW beautiful he is! ! ! ! !

What a looker! ! !

And I'm amazed that you Yvonne, are kept every thread in order.
 

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bouaboua said:
And I'm amazed that you Yvonne, are kept every thread in order.

Hey, that's me! Keeper-of-the-threads!! Just ask my fellow mods and they'll tell you, "That Yvonne is the Keeper-Of-The-Threads!!!"
 

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Yvonne G said:
bouaboua said:
And I'm amazed that you Yvonne, are kept every thread in order.

Hey, that's me! Keeper-of-the-threads!! Just ask my fellow mods and they'll tell you, "That Yvonne is the Keeper-Of-The-Threads!!!"

No! Correction Please! ! !

That Yvonne is the Encyclopedia of the thread.
 

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Well, thank you, Stephen, for the vote of confidence, however THAT title is held by Jaizei. Ask him to find anything on the Forum and he can find it for you. He's amazing.
 

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