Determining sex

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Determining sex

Postby Nasicornis » Fri May 11, 2007 11:03 am

Question.

Would it be possible to determine the sex of a lizard by means of a medical sonar scan?
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Postby Thageet » Mon May 14, 2007 4:07 pm

Interesting thought Nasicornis! If you can replicate it on lizard scale and keep them still, most definately. If you do have the means try it out and keep me posted.
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Postby Bushviper » Mon May 14, 2007 6:27 pm

It is possible to see the hemipenes in fully developed males. It should be fairly straight forward to see oviducts in a female lizard too. I think a endoscope through a small incision should work too like the method used to sex birds.
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