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Postby Leah » Tue Aug 17, 2004 9:58 am

Not really sure where this should go on the forum, so I'm just picking a likely spot! (I will be adding a couple more of different ages soon.)

Laura, this is FOR YOU!

Female - 3 weeks old
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Male - 7 weeks old
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Male - 3-plus months old
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Male - about 7 months old
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Female - about 7 months old
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Chuck in all his glory - Male, 18 months old
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Postby angelicparticles » Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:31 pm

*covers eyes* Oh my... I did not know!!

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Postby majcourt » Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:30 pm

my goodness, they certainly are well endowed for such little fellows-

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Postby CatStina » Sun Mar 26, 2006 1:15 pm

thanx now I'll be able to tell if they really give me a female or not!
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Postby dianereichert » Mon Jun 12, 2006 1:31 am

Please don't tell me that those are testicles hanging down in the pic of Chuck at 18 months old. I have read they are the size of pecans but thought that can't be accurate for such a small critter and I was hoping they were referring to pecans out of the shell. No wonder they can't fly with ancors like that hanging from them.

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Postby peep » Mon Jun 12, 2006 8:18 am

Whiz has callouses on his from dragging them behind on things :oops:
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Postby majcourt » Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:13 am

Alvin is much more streamlined and aerodynamic since he had his removed. It is much easier for him to balance without those things bouncing around-

i did read an article recently in Discover suggesting a correlation between testicle size and brain size- the article was about a particular type of bat, but said that testicles and brains require a lot of energy for optimum performance - energy is limited, so nature has made a choice between which animals needed their brains more and which needed their testicles more-( sorry, guys- you were in the big brain room- )

I have not let Alvin read that article- he would be crushed to know that that he started off with balls instead of brain, and now he doesnt even have those-

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Postby dianereichert » Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:27 am

i did read an article recently in Discover suggesting a correlation between testicle size and brain size- the article was about a particular type of bat


Yes, that was the fruit bat also known as the fox bat. Found in South America and Mayalsia. They have up to a six foot wing span and have real cute puppy faces unlike the rest of the smush faced bats. I was amazed with their size. I am a caver. We deal a lot with protecting the little brown bat found commonly in the US. They are pretty neat creatures.

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Postby Brittany Lynne » Mon Jun 12, 2006 12:15 pm

Tikos very developed for his age I guess. Hes 5 months old and he looks like Chuck at 18 months
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Postby CatStina » Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:31 pm

Ok, My little Emo buddy was reportedly born on St. Patty's Day, meaning he would be three months next friday, but the person we got him from thought he was a she, now his... "parts" are a little big for a 3 monther, could he just be a little more develeoped or is he older than we've been told? Here are some pics...

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Emo is very embarassed and has retreated to my shirt after having his "parts" posted on a website, lol.
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Postby Amy4Xray » Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:42 pm

haha I don't know about the age but these pics always make me glad Martie turned out to be a girl! :smt042
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Postby krups1110 » Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:36 pm

My littel one is 11 and a half weeks old. There are no signs of baggage at this point so does that mean a definate female or is it too early to tell?
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Postby Joan » Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:40 pm

May be a little too early Chris.
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Postby krups1110 » Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:45 pm

Joan wrote:May be a little too early Chris.

Okay Joan. Thanks! :D
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Postby krups1110 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:36 am

So I was looking today. Sorry for the obviously wrong terminology, but...the hole is right below the stub. It doesn't seem like there'd be room for baggage. Is this a female?
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Postby Joan » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:09 pm

Look at above pictures. In females, the urethra (for urination) is closer to the anus than in males.
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Postby krups1110 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 6:10 pm

Well in that 3 week old pic of the female, it looks like they are overlapping and in the older female, you can't really see. My squirrel's parts are not overlapping like that, but there really isn't any room between them.
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 7:53 pm

i can't really see any baggage on batman yet... he's ten weeks old. but he has started to hump things occasionally :roll:

p.s. chris if you'd like i can try to snap a couple shots of batman's undersides. he's about a week younger than yours so maybe that'd be easier to compare?
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Postby krups1110 » Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:06 pm

if you don't mind, Alyssa, that'd probably help. I will try to take some pics of mine, but I just haven't gotten around to it yet. :oops:
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Postby Brittany Lynne » Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:11 pm

Allysa, Tiko "does it" with his fluff. LOL.
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Fri Jun 16, 2006 1:41 pm

hopefully he'll be calm enough a little later (he's up right now) for me to get a picture. i'm worried now though that maybe he was mis-sexed... although sandy didn't seem unsure. it's just he doesn't have any 'jewels' just yet. females don't hump things though... do they? lol
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Postby Joan » Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:47 pm

voguemamselle619 wrote:... females don't hump things though... do they? lol


ALL pups hump. It's a form of play and exerting dominance too.
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:51 pm

thanks for clarifying that joan. i'm gonna take pics asap now. i love batman no matter what... but after hearing all of these mis-sexed pups, i'm worried he's not a he. and that would mean a name change!
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Sat Jun 17, 2006 2:14 am

it was not an easy task, but here's the best pic i could get of his underside.
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i don't know if that's helpful at all... i may try again.
he is a boy... right? (if anyone can tell from that...)
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Postby Moonsong » Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:53 am

Well, ya could always name it "Robin"..... it is a boy or girl name. hehe

I'm not sure but if we're taking a poll I'm going with a girl or a very under-developed male. hehe
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Postby Deb » Sat Jun 17, 2006 11:00 am

Alyssa, the picture IS a little blurry, but... help me here guys :magnifyglass: ... looks like girly bits to me! :rotflol: If he's a she, I wouldn't change her name! I love Batman!! Keep it :)

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Postby voguemamselle619 » Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:19 pm

OH NO!!!!! i thought 'he' was a little under-developed. if indeed he is a she, my boyfriend is going to be super disappointed (you know, male attachment)... do you really think i could keep the name batman? lol.
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Postby BreezieGirl » Sat Jun 17, 2006 2:27 pm

Yeah, looks like a girl to me too! But I'm not sure, your baby might still be a 'he'. So tell your boyfriend not to be too disappointed...yet. lol. But it's hard to believe that Sandy could have mis-sexed him. Well, if Batman does turn out to be a 'she', you could always change the name to "Batgirl" or "Batwoman". Haha
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Sun Jun 18, 2006 12:15 am

the name batman sticks, no matter what. if he's a she, she'll just be my bad-ass princess batman :twisted:
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Postby Judy C. » Sun Jun 18, 2006 2:40 am

Well, I woke up and couldn't get back to sleep, so I have been playing with the babies. And maybe this will help some of you out a little.

My babies are 6 1/2 weeks old. From the base of the penis - where it attaches to the body - to the anus is about 1/2". All this litter are boys, so I can't measure a female, but I doubt that there is much more than 1/8" space on them. And let me tell you - I never, in my wildest imagination, thought I would be sitting around at 2:00 AM measuring the private parts of flying squirrels!!!
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Postby Joan » Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:27 am

Judy C. wrote: ...And let me tell you - I never, in my wildest imagination, thought I would be sitting around at 2:00 AM measuring the private parts of flying squirrels!!!


Now, why doesn't it surprise the rest of us. :twisted:
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Postby Deb » Sun Jun 18, 2006 4:18 pm

Yeah Judy, it sounds like one of those activities that can only be done in the middle of the night :twisted: Nobody up to catch you :cool:

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Postby Judy C. » Sun Jun 18, 2006 4:27 pm

Shame on ya'll!!! And here I was trying to be a good friend and help people out! (I must admit, the pups didn't think much of the idea, and I am very glad no one walked in and asked what I was doing!)

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Postby voguemamselle619 » Sun Jun 18, 2006 4:45 pm

judy that is a funny mental picture. thanks for helping us all though!!
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Postby krups1110 » Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:53 pm

Sounds like I have a female then. Thanks Judy.
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Postby meganaileen » Mon Jun 19, 2006 7:12 am

krups1110 wrote:Sounds like I have a female then. Thanks Judy.


i was going to ask you soon whether you had figured out the gender yet. my mom's little boy already seems to be...um...coming into himself, i guess you could say, so since your little one is the same age, i think it would be safe to assume that if there are no family jewels, there probably never will be :twisted: lol

have you named your little lady yet? if you're still having trouble, you should make a list of a few names and post them on here for US to decide...that way you won't have to! lol
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Postby krups1110 » Mon Jun 19, 2006 11:53 am

lol I had a few good boy names, but they won't work now. I need to crack down on this naming because it really is ridiculous how long it is taking me. :(
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Postby USMom » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:48 pm

How do the boys walk? OMG! Callouses? Yipe! Can you make a sling for them or something? :oops: I have to say, I'm amazed. Anchors, LMAO

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Postby Anita Rae » Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:37 pm

Yep, it's kind of a drag. :roll: :twisted:

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Postby andy02gandy » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:07 pm

My squirrel springer has not matured yet lol his "man hood/testicles" look like the squirrels in the picture voguemamselle619 has poseted. He is about a year now and i dont know if he a runt or something! The funny thing is i think my female is pregant because she looks like she has a golf ball in her stomach. She is eating and sleeping more but at the same time she is more active than usual. I thought if the males "man hood/testicle " havent dropped then he isnt sexually mature?I guess that notion went out the window because she is definataly pregant!What is wrong withmy male springer?


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