Shelly has no tail

Our new baby seems to have no tail and a slit in her shell above where the tail should be. She...
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shellys mum
Our new baby seems to have no tail and a slit in her shell above where the tail should be. She seems happy and healthy and is eating well. Not sure if I should be concerned or not?
  1. Craig
    Craig
    It looks as though your turtle does have a cloaca so there shouldn't be any problems. A close-up (Macro) and in focus shot of the tail would be very helpful!
  2. shellys mum
    shellys mum
    Thanks and yes i assumed she did have one its just not like any turtle i've seen so i'm not sure if i should be concerned. Sorry its the best i could do at getting a photo.