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Marginated or Greek Tortoise? ID advice

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Posted by: simias at Fri Apr 2 20:27:32 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by simias ]  
   

I just purchased this tortoise from a breeder as a subadult (6" female marginated tortoise. I've been looking at her closely the past 2 days and am wondering if she may not in fact be a female ibera Greek, or maybe a hybrid marginated-Greek.

I'm a tortoise biologist but not a Testudo expert. Can someone who really knows these 2 species have a look and give me your opinion? I won't name the breeder; even if I'm correct I believe it was an honest mistake.

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