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    • Testudinidae

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Recent observations

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What

Texas tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

brendasanderson

Date

April 15, 2015

Place

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Description

Found Texas tortoise while crossing Sam Rayburn bridge,stopped and put in car and drove north to boat ramp and placed it on the grass.

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What

Tortoises Family Testudinidae

Observer

jackweaver

Date

May 1, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni

Observer

alderash

Date

July 27, 2009

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Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

trippettke

Date

April 14, 2015 10:59 AM EDT

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Square

What

Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni

Observer

alderash

Date

May 27, 2007

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Square

What

Elongated Tortoise Indotestudo elongata

Date

September 17, 2014

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Description

Found in a Mro village

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What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

marymccarley

Date

April 10, 2014 10:50 AM CDT

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Square

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ybediz

Date

April 14, 2015

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

bobcat19

Date

April 11, 2015 11:07 AM CDT

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

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jonwbecker

Date

May 31, 2014

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What

Tortuga del desierto de Tamaulipas Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

lupitacr-apffc

Date

September 8, 2011

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What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

ksrhs00

Date

May 29, 2014 06:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The tortoise was found in the middle of 100-150 acre area with 70-80% brush cover. Distribution of individual mottes was relatively uniform. Bare ground was more common in between individual mottes, while western wild petunia, lazy daisy, tasajillo and Texas bristlegrass dominated in the shade of the brush. Dominant brush species included mesquite, whitebrush, guayacan, blackbrush, and cenizo.

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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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