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    • 陸龜科
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    • Tortoises
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    • Tortugas terrestres
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudinidae

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Recent observations

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Brazilian Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis denticulata

Observer

chartuso

Date

December 27, 2013 03:59 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Yellow-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulata), south od the Napo River, Ecuador

Photos / Sounds

What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 11:24 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 11:16 AM CDT

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 11:16 AM CDT

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 11:14 AM CDT

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 11:14 AM CDT

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What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

alanrosesia

Date

August 26, 2015 04:55 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Shell 12 cm long

Taken with telephoto

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 11, 2015 10:53 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 10, 2015 12:08 PM CDT

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 10, 2015 12:03 PM CDT

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What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 10, 2015 12:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Galápagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

jaico

Date

July 10, 2015 11:58 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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