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and it's female

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Posted by: Katrina at Thu Sep 22 19:58:30 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Katrina ]  
   

The tail is short and stubby for a slider, and males often don't get that large. A male slider will have a tail three or four times thicker than that, and the cloaca will be past the carapace. Male sliders have much longer front nails, too, for a mating dance in the water ("fluttering".

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