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 #333784


Benjamin
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 Boy or Girl

Is this Desert Horned Lizard a boy or a girl



05/05/05  02:22pm

 #333788


Fireside3
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 333784


 Boy or Girl

you need to provide a good quality close up of the vent/tail.

Mick



05/05/05  02:25pm

 #333790


Houlinator
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 333784


 Boy or Girl

I think that it is a boy.



05/05/05  02:27pm

 #333945


Fireside3
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  Message To: Houlinator   In reference to Message Id: 333790


 Boy or Girl

could be, but thatís just a guess in the wind without a proper picture.



05/05/05  06:00pm

 #334285


Brian McClintock
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  Message To: Fireside3   In reference to Message Id: 333945


 Boy or Girl

check out the vent. if it has large scales and no black spots it is male.



05/05/05  11:20pm

 #334922


Benjamin
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  Message To: Brian McClintock   In reference to Message Id: 334285


 Boy or Girl

It has black spots all over its belly. But he is wild so i havent been able to pick him up.



05/06/05  06:54pm

 #335081


Fireside3
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 334922


 Boy or Girl

black spots are not a reliable indicator of anything. every horned lizard has black spots on the belly. if it is male there will be 2 enlarged post anal scales just rear of the vent opening and you may notice two bulges on either side of the base of the tail.

Mick



05/06/05  09:58pm

 #335082


Benjamin
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 334922


 Boy or Girl

I found the femoral pores going up his legs. They are dark black spots going up the inside of his legs like leopard geckos.



05/06/05  10:00pm

 #1923433


Manuel123
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 333784


 Boy or Girl

looks like a female a mail will have a thick tail but i could be wrong!



12/30/08  08:41pm

 #1952568


Ambassadorhawg
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  Message To: Manuel123   In reference to Message Id: 1923433


 Boy or Girl

At least on the Coastal species, you will see two obvious side by side post anal bulges on a male.



02/14/09  10:18am

 #2023903


JennaM
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  Message To: Benjamin   In reference to Message Id: 333784


 Boy or Girl

GO HERE (:
it has pictures and a description

http://www.phrynosoma.org/sexing.html



06/17/09  12:37pm


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