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    • Tortoises
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    • Tortugas terrestres
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    • Testudinidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

February 12, 2013 12:02 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In residential neighborhood coming onto roadway (Haulover Drive in Deltona, Volusia County, FL). With Brian Radenberg.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jamesshelton

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Morafka’s Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

July 21, 2014 09:28 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

jcentavo

Date

July 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

mkenn98

Date

July 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tortoise was in back yard Augustine grass. May have been digging hole with back legs.

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

lesto

Date

July 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mature Male. Looked to be in very good shape.

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

lesto

Date

July 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Had prickly pear stains on her mouth!

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

lesto

Date

July 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Healthy Male!!

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

lesto

Date

July 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Looked healthy.

Photos / Sounds

What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

cab0_

Date

August 26, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

cab0_

Date

August 26, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

Observer

patrick_mcgowan

Date

May 23, 2014 08:06 AM MST
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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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