Is this 32 year ol southern painted turtle male or female?

Angpry

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From these images does the turtle seem male or female? It’s shell is about 5 inches long but keep in mind that southern painted turtles are small. I’ve always assumed it was female, but she has never laid eggs or become egg-bound. Her tail was bitten off by another turtle when she was a baby, so all she has is a nub as you can see, with the cloacal opening just at or slightly past the plastron. What do you guys think?
 


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