Brazil tortoise is a kind of cheap and easy to raise tortoise. Although the life span of Brazilian tortoise is not long, they are easy to feed and have a beautiful appearance.
today, I will teach you how to distinguish male and female Brazilian turtles. If you want to know the gender of the Brazilian tortoise, you can use the following methods to distinguish them Interested owners can take a look and distinguish the sex of your Brazilian turtle.
The distinguishing method of Brazilian tortoise
different species of turtles are different in male and female, but generally speaking, most turtles are larger in size.
as to how to divide male and female turtles, generally speaking, female turtles have round, large and thick shells, while males are smaller and thinner
2. Look at the tail.
generally speaking, the female tail of the Brazilian turtle is thin and short, and the base of the tail is also thin.
, while the male turtle has a long tail and a thick base
female turtle has a short and wide dorsal carapace, while a male turtle is long and narrow
4. The foreclaw nails of
female turtles are shorter than male turtles, and the foreclaw nails of male turtles are generally longer than female turtles
in general, the female’s foramen are close to the posterior margin of the carapace, and the foramen are round and located inside the carapace.
in the male turtles, the posterior margin of the ventral carapace is far away, and the shape of the foramen is long and located outside the abdominal carapace
6. The abdomen pattern of
male turtles is generally sparse, while that of female turtles is more dense
7. Look at the color.
male tortoise will turn black after maturity, while female tortoise will still be brown
female tortoise’s body size is larger than that of the male turtle, and the weight is naturally heavier.
female turtles rarely weigh more than 500 grams, while female turtles can weigh more than 1000 grams