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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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What

Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni

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tommasomagaldi

Date

May 5, 2016

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Square

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

iveyaj

Date

May 2, 2016 06:43 PM EDT

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Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

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stephimack1

Date

May 2, 2016 04:51 PM PDT

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 1, 2016 11:16 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing the road, this couple in front of us were watching it. Very cute animal.

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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sarahwenner

Date

February 13, 2016 03:10 PM PST

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Description

Found dead by E. Gonzalez and C. Shew, ~200ft off trail on a hill slope.

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

anna-0

Date

April 27, 2016 11:00 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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kylenessen

Date

April 30, 2016 09:53 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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vince3

Date

April 30, 2016 02:15 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Wedged between sandy substrate and rocky outcropping

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Square

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

troyhibbitts

Date

April 30, 2016 11:13 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

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misconfusinized

Date

April 30, 2016 08:52 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

troyhibbitts

Date

April 28, 2016 08:13 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Common Tortoise Testudo graeca

Observer

oded1111

Date

April 26, 2016 09:12 AM AST

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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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