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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

e_keith

Date

September 23, 2016 08:11 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed 3 crossing road in this area

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Date

September 26, 2016 11:26 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Removed from highway, unharmed.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Date

April 4, 2015 11:28 AM EDT

Description

Kolomoki State Park, GA

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoises Genus Gopherus

Observer

ripple_effect

Date

August 16, 2016

Place

GTMNERR (Google, OSM)

Description

The tortoise was swimming. Seemed totally fine.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

amy142

Date

August 22, 2016 10:49 AM COT

Description

Several of these live in the neighborhood.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

alexandra23

Date

September 24, 2016 05:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

smuller

Date

June 22, 2015 10:57 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Santa Cruz Island Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis porteri

Observer

smuller

Date

May 6, 2016 11:50 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

txherpbird

Date

September 23, 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Observer

mako252

Date

September 23, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

zenb

Date

September 23, 2016 11:44 AM MDT

Description

This desert tortoise was in the ditch on the side of the road as I passed. He didn't move the entire time I observed him, and I was quite concerned that he was too close to the road so I moved him into the vegetation. He was huge, and very heavy.

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

zenb

Date

September 23, 2016 11:12 AM MDT

Description

This desert tortoise was parked in the middle of the dirt road. I didn't want her to get hit so I moved her in the direction she was traveling. She moved quickly into the vegetation.

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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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