Sex land turtles?

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chocolatechick1980
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How do you know the sex of your land turtle?
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i guess it's similar to determining water turtle gender..i read something about the bottom shell but couldn't find something good enough..anyways that's the way it goes:

males have longer nails and longer tails
females have shorter nails and fat short tails

but it's hard to tell when they are still young
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Partly depends on species as some species are more obvious than others. One thing to always look at is the plastron. Males usually have a more concave plastron for mounting and female's is usually more flat.
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