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 #1717379


BCJC
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 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

I know i posted this in my other posting but I thought this picture deserved its own posting it helped me out a bunch. A is male and B is female



04/26/08  10:13pm

 #1717433


BCJC
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  Message To: BCJC   In reference to Message Id: 1717379


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

Oh one more thing I have been reading through all of these things on here and i keep seeing the same thing over and over and over and over and over again. It is this if its duwalp is really big and it doesn’t have a white stripe down its back its male. Well my MALE GREEN ANOLE has A. A small flap that is about the same size as my females which is half his size and B. It has a white stripe down its back. The only difference between my two anoles is the fact that Lenny’s (the male) underside looks like the A and that Lilly’s (the females) underside looks like the B I have had my anoles for over a month and lenny probablly over two months and i thought they were both females because of the confusing statements that everone keeps posting. I didn’t understand where to look for the two large post anal scales because I thought they were on the dorsal side of the anole. So hopefully this picture will be one that you can reference people to instead of feeding them false information. If this picture does help you out let me know by replying to this message.



04/26/08  11:01pm

 #1717492


Cajunkydd
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  Message To: BCJC   In reference to Message Id: 1717433


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

(For the people who dont know that the picture is)this is a picture of the underside of an anole’s tail, by under the vent area.



04/27/08  12:12am

 #1717504


BCJC
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  Message To: Cajunkydd   In reference to Message Id: 1717492


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

Right sorry left that part out I’m just happy that I finally figured this out just hope my anole isn’t gay:(



04/27/08  12:23am

 #1717803


DragonTU84
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  Message To: BCJC   In reference to Message Id: 1717504


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

Basically, the reason for that is is that most people are assuming that all males and females have large dewlaps, when some females can have bright colorful dewlaps, yet this misinformation continues to spread. Also, many males, especially adolescents/juveniles and young adults, can still retain the white stripe, and some retain it even into adult-hood.

In most cases, males have a larger, more colorful dewlap than the female, their heads are proportionally larger than the females in head to body ratio, but this isn’t always the case. In juvies it can be really hard to tell one from another unless sexed properly.

What you are seeing in those pictures IS the only real way to sex an anole. MALES SINCE BIRTH have two enlarged postanal scales/pores located just under the vent of the anole (as seen in the first pic), and females LACK the enlarged scales/pores (basically theirs are the same size as all the other scales, so you just don’t see them).



04/27/08  11:28am

 #1728670


Anolecarer
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  Message To: DragonTU84   In reference to Message Id: 1717803


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

BUMP!!!!!!!!!



05/07/08  08:59pm

 #1739801


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  Message To: Anolecarer   In reference to Message Id: 1728670


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

BUMP for Lopo



05/19/08  01:59am

 #1739961


Lopo
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  Message To: Yexalen   In reference to Message Id: 1739801


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

thanks really helpful we should make a forum on breeding to because many people abuse there lizards and put them in smaller inclosures in hopes of breeding its just not right...



05/19/08  11:23am

 #1740127


Anolecarer
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  Message To: Lopo   In reference to Message Id: 1739961


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

there is a forum on breeding



05/19/08  03:12pm

 #1800190


Mydaddysgirl70
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  Message To: Anolecarer   In reference to Message Id: 1740127


 The 99.9999994% correct way to sex a green anole

i’m glad to see the picture of the 2 but i am like the other people. our female has never shown her dewlap like our male has. and both have the white stipe but hers whiter and a tiny bit wider. i know young males that their stipe is the same. but our female is way smaller than our male also.



07/18/08  12:30am

 #1984099


Byesanta4
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  Message To: BCJC   In reference to Message Id: 1717433


 Thanks

thanks man that helped me im new on anole lizards i got 3 of them now and 2 fence lizards now that i know on how to find out if there male or female



04/11/09  01:36pm

 #2021947


Atrax27407
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  Message To: Byesanta4   In reference to Message Id: 1984099


 Thanks

Bump



06/14/09  07:53am

 #2091290


Asaya
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  Message To: Atrax27407   In reference to Message Id: 2021947


 Thanks

Thank you for posting those pics. I was pretty certain I had a male and female, but today I saw some aggression. My newest anole (no name yet) was displaying his dewlap, bobbing his head, and puffing up his body. Valla (that I thought was female) was nearby, but a really dark color. Eventually, she (he?) started bobbing and showing a dewlap, though not quite as impressive as the new guys. They settled down and returned to their normal greens after a short while. But the new guy started displaying again and Valla seemed scared.
So, I took Valla out and put her with my 2 baby skinks. I know this is not ideal, though they did spend there first week or so together while I was working on setting up a seperate cage. At that time, they got along fine. I’m thinking I’m just going to have to get another set up.
Anyway, trying to see there undersides is going to be fun! lol They will barely let me touch them and picking them up is almost out of the question. I guess I’ll have to put them in a clear container and hope I can see what I need to see.
Thanks again!



11/02/09  10:00pm

 #2093156


TwilightRealm
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  Message To: Asaya   In reference to Message Id: 2091290


 Thanks

Use this thread to sex Valla.



11/07/09  08:58pm

 #2094836


Gsb92606
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  Message To: TwilightRealm   In reference to Message Id: 2093156


 Thanks

bump



11/12/09  07:34pm

 #2104116


Rlayna
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  Message To: Gsb92606   In reference to Message Id: 2094836


 Thanks

*bump* Great thread!



12/12/09  02:46pm


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