Classification
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  • Belarusian
    • Сухапутныя чарапахі
  • Russian
    • Сухопутные черепахи
  • English
    • Tortoises
  • Spanish
    • Tortugas terrestres
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudinidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 陸龜科

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Recent observations

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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greenbergster

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May 5, 2011 09:55 AM PDT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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budowski

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December 7, 2016 10:31 AM IST

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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katzyna

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May 10, 2016 04:28 PM EDT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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judygva

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December 7, 2016 01:09 PM EST

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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ck2az

Date

March 30, 2014 03:53 PM MDT

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Morafka’s Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

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ck2az

Date

October 22, 2014 05:04 PM MDT

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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allison43

Date

December 6, 2016 08:57 AM MST

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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mbermudez

Date

April 13, 2014 02:56 PM PDT

Description

Tortoise slowly making its way into its cave.

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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bookworm91

Date

December 5, 2016 04:45 PM PST

Description

Testudo tortoise

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Santa Cruz Island Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis porteri

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zelicaon

Date

November 17, 2016 07:38 PM PST

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

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e_keith

Date

March 15, 2016 12:56 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Sandy upland in Falcon SP near several active burrows

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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rachaelapahl

Date

November 29, 2016 04:10 PM PST
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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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