Unlike other species of turtles, determining the sex of a painted turtle is fairly easy. It is not possible, however, to determine the sex until the turtle has reached maturity.Know More
Turn the turtle upside down, and look at the tail. The male turtle has a significantly longer and wider tail than the female.
Keep the turtle upside down, and look at the cloacal opening. The male's cloacal opening appears past the end of the carapace, while the female's is near the base of the tail.
Look at the turtle's front claws. Male painted turtles' claws are significantly longer than those of females'.
Distinguish a male raccoon from a female by observing their size in relation to one another and their social behaviors. Males are 10 to 30 percent larger than females. The male Cozumel raccoon is further distinguished from the female by a large tuft of orange fur around its neck.Full Answer >
Distinguish male yellow-bellied slider turtles from females by observing the exceptionally large fingernails of males. These long fingernails help males to attract mates and grip females during mating activities. Additionally, male yellow-bellied sliders are smaller than females of the same age and have longer tails than females do. The cloaca of a male is located well beyond the edge of the turtle’s shell, while the female's tail lies inside it.Full Answer >
With some some finches, it is easy to distinguish between male and female based simply on appearance. With others, it's necessary to look more closely and consider behavior. One thing is for certain — if a finch lays an egg, it is not male.Full Answer >
A female Muscovy duck is considerably smaller than a male and has fewer, if any, caruncles on its face or at the base of its bill. Caruncles are the fleshy, red, warty bumps found mostly on males.Full Answer >