Classification
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  • Belarusian
    • Сухапутныя чарапахі
  • Russian
    • Сухопутные черепахи
  • English
    • Tortoises
  • Spanish
    • Tortugas terrestres
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudinidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 陸龜科

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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juddpatterson

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December 13, 2014 01:08 PM EST

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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mako252

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July 5, 2016 07:45 PM CDT

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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July 22, 2016 09:08 AM CDT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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javierahr

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July 20, 2016 11:22 AM ADT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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javierahr

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July 20, 2016 11:21 AM ADT

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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blakeleslie

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July 21, 2016 09:03 AM CDT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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gnevans

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July 18, 2016 01:12 PM EDT

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Morafka’s Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

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danjleavitt

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July 19, 2016 06:30 AM MDT

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Morafka’s Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

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danjleavitt

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July 19, 2016 07:25 AM MDT

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Morafka’s Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

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danjleavitt

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July 18, 2016 02:37 PM MDT

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Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni

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xiscotruyols

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July 20, 2016 12:13 PM SAST

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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armolina

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September 26, 2013 08:34 AM CDT

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Description from Wikipedia

Tortoises (/ˈtɔːr.təs.ɪz/, Testudinidae) are a family of land-dwelling reptiles in the order Testudines. Like other turtles, tortoises are shielded from predators by a shell. The top part of the shell is the carapace, the underside is the plastron, and the two are connected by the bridge. The tortoise endoskeleton has the adaptation of having an external shell fused to the ribcage. Tortoises can vary in size from a few centimeters to two meters. They are usually...

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