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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Tortuga Gigante (Geochelone nigrita) Chelonoidis porteri

Observer

andresdavid

Date

September 18, 2014

Place

galapagos (Google, OSM)

Description

a species of very large turtle was amazing to see her when I went to Galapagos with my classmates

Photos / Sounds

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What

hinged tortoises Genus Kinixys

Observer

rdm24

Date

February 16, 2005 10:40 AM PST

Description

Kinixys sp.

Walking around the cabins on the private game reserve

Photos / Sounds

What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

manuelnevarez

Date

September 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Esqueleto de una hembra.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

xbejard

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

xbejard

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

ricardolopez

Date

September 15, 2011

Description

Common name: tortuga gigante
Scientific name: Chelonoidis nigra

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

ctravis

Date

June 10, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Fair Oaks Ranch area, Northern Bexar County
Live Oak Savannah Habitat

Was being fed fruit by residents.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

alecavilach

Date

August 1, 2014

Description

The Galápagos tortoise or Galápagos giant tortoise is the largest living species of tortoise and the 13th-heaviest living reptile.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tortugas del desierto Genus Gopherus

Date

August 20, 2014

Description

Tortuga llanera

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

originalredneck

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I found this little guy crossing one of the back country roads. I see two or three of these a week on the ranches and on the ranch roads.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni

Observer

mugrini

Date

June 21, 2014 01:40 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

August 19, 2004 07:24 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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