צב חוצה כביש אזור תעשיה אניעם
The whole trip was so awesome but meeting this turtle crossing a road out in the desert was definitely a major highlight.
Field Notes - I belive its a gopher tortoise. He was hanging out just outside his little hole in the pine flatwoods
Tortuga del Desierto
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...