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    • Tortugas terrestres
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    • Tortoises
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    • Testudinidae

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Recent observations

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What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

connor22

Date

April 23, 2014 12:14 PM CDT

Place

78360, Guerra, Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

bathyporeia

Date

May 8, 2011

Photos / Sounds

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What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

connor22

Date

April 22, 2014 10:31 AM CDT

Place

78361, Hebbronville, Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

connor22

Date

April 22, 2014 10:30 AM CDT

Place

78361, Hebbronville, Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Berlandier's Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

cab0_

Date

January 7, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spur-Thighed Tortoise Testudo graeca

Observer

john11

Date

May 13, 2005

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What

Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

Observer

john11

Date

February 11, 2002

Place

Serengeti (Google, OSM)

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Observer

robertosaez

Date

April 19, 2014 12:19 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

john11

Date

March 10, 2000

Place

Old Venus (Google, OSM)

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What

Angulate Tortoise Chersina angulata

Observer

john11

Date

September 1, 2001

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What

Santa Cruz Island Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis porteri

Observer

john11

Date

January 31, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 16, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

Description

Cute. Very cute.

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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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