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    • Tortugas terrestres
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    • Tortoises
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    • Testudinidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 16, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

Description

Cute. Very cute.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spider Tortoise Pyxis arachnoides

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 26, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 26, 2013

Description

Along the path between the reserve boundary in the north and cave in the south I counted 41 individuals (different from yesterday)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 25, 2013

Description

On the cart track between SR and campsite

Photos / Sounds

What

Spider Tortoise Pyxis arachnoides

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 25, 2013

Description

4 individuals in total (plus one A. radiata)

Photos / Sounds

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 25, 2013

Description

Along the path to the lighthouse and back I noticed almost 50 individuals. Some are in the photos

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 24, 2013

Description

Campsite and its surroundings

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 24, 2013

Description

From the car I counted 30 individuals (incl. the mating pair) on the road between the Beloha village and the turn-off to the Cap St. Marie SR (other 17 individuals from the turn-off to the campsite)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 23, 2013

Description

From the car I counted 11 individuals on the road between the Itampolo village and the Linta River

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 21, 2013

Description

The big individual (according to my guide Andry of age around 50 to 70 years) found on the cart track

Photos / Sounds

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 20, 2013

Description

2 individuals (with excellent guide Andry)

Photos / Sounds

What

Radiated Tortoise Astrochelys radiata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 19, 2013

Description

2 males and 1 female at one site
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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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