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  • Belarusian
    • Сухапутныя чарапахі
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    • Сухопутные черепахи
  • English
    • Tortoises
  • Spanish
    • Tortugas terrestres
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudinidae
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    • 陸龜科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

blakeleslie

Date

August 29, 2016 03:32 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found these 2 standing next to each other

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gopher Tortoises Genus Gopherus

Observer

kelly38

Date

August 22, 2016 01:27 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

carloscarrera

Date

May 28, 2016 10:08 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

marykeim

Date

April 19, 2014 10:33 AM EDT

Description

Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area, Orange County, FL, April 2014.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Angulate Tortoise Chersina angulata

Observer

marcoschmidtffm

Date

October 3, 2008 01:35 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

Observer

marcoschmidtffm

Date

January 26, 2014 10:10 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

marcoschmidtffm

Date

August 2, 2012 02:23 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 27, 2016 05:25 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found in Fredericksburg area (out of range) crossing roadway. Apparently relocated from natural range. Former captive/escape? Recovered, TPWD advised.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

kinnor

Date

August 28, 2016 03:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

Observer

cypseloides

Date

November 9, 2009 07:30 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Angulate Tortoise Chersina angulata

Observer

cypseloides

Date

November 22, 2009 10:02 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

Observer

cypseloides

Date

November 21, 2009 03:33 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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