When I first introduced Papoe in this blog, in a post called Introducing Papoe; I wrote these sentences:

Papoe is still 3,4 cm x 3,5 cm in wide and height, this measurement is not enough to  tell his gender yet…however, I need to refer him to either she or he (I don’t want to call Papoe as ‘it’). Until he is at least 8 cm in height, I will always call him as my boy. But I need to remind you that HE COULD BE A SHE ONE DAY😉

Well…he is that big now AND Papoe is no longer a boy, Papoe is a GIRL. I have suspected that since last year but I waited till she is big enough. There is no doubt anymore for me.

Look at this picture:

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Her cloaca is sooo close to her plastron.

In this second picture, her tail is very short and small.

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Those two are the signs of female turtle.

No wonder Papoe has such a cute smile…it’s a girl’s smile😉

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Look at how pretty she is with ribbon and nail-paint

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 I have two girls now…and amazingly, these two girls often bully my only boy😉

About Novroz

I actively maintained 2 blogs. My personal blog is about things that I love: Turtles, Books, Movies, Music, Larc en Ciel, Muse, Cillian Murphy, The Mighty Boosh and many more. I also help my 3 super cute turtles, Kroten, Papoe and Kurome, to maintain their own blog: https://kamekroten.wordpress.com

23 responses »

  1. yes such a smile belongs to a girl and your eyes are the eyes of a beautiful lady :o)

  2. slatescoria says:

    Wow! He is a she! I went through that too! My human thought I (Slate) was a boy until my human looked at our nails and cloaca. 🙂

  3. Oh my…..I think she has been spending too much time with Bruce Jenner😉

  4. KDKH says:

    She is beautiful and doesn’t need a bow for her beauty to shine through. Nail paint? Too cute!

  5. Bikramjit says:

    And she is beautiful indeed. …

  6. Binky says:

    Happy Girl Day, Papoe! You could have told us before, though!

  7. Adorable – love the bow tie and polish.

    • Novroz says:

      Thank you PB!!!
      Ah, now I remember, it’s nail polish. I have been thinking about it since I wrote it. I was too lazy to google the English words for it😉 Thank you

  8. Alexis says:

    Well aren’t you a beautiful lady!

  9. xeristh says:

    Hello Novi! Remember me? It’s been long time since I visited this blog🙂. University task really got my time.

    Well, girl or boy, she’s just too cute

    • Novroz says:

      Hi Xeristh🙂
      Of course I still remember. I know how you feel, from high school to college is really tough and it gets tougher when entering working environment😉

      You have a blog now…cool!! I’ll check it when I am not too busy😉

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