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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

chris_hass

Date

August 29, 2014 10:14 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

campbayou

Date

June 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

baby gopher tortoise in middle of trail, feeding on vegetation

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

Observer

patrick_mcgowan

Date

August 29, 2014 07:30 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

dscalero

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tortoise was located within 5 feet of Marsh Station Road at the entrance to the Three Bridges parking area.

Photos / Sounds

What

African Spurred Tortoise Geochelone sulcata

Observer

robertgeorge

Date

August 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A man from Chicago is transferring the Turtle to AZ for a warmer climate. We saw it at a rest stop on I 80 about 100 miles east of Omaha, NE.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

doveman

Date

June 17, 2014 01:13 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

tortuga patona (Gopherus agassizii) Gopherus agassizii

Observer

ralcaraz

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Gopherus morafkai

Observer

tonyg

Date

August 5, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Observer

ucf-maincampus

Date

June 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Gopher tortoise along the fire loop trail in the UCF Arboretum natural areas.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

paloma

Date

July 31, 2014 02:43 PM PDT

Description

baby being raised at the Charles Darwin Research Station

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

paloma

Date

July 31, 2014 02:45 PM PDT

Description

babies being raised at the Charles Darwin Research Station

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra

Observer

paloma

Date

July 31, 2014 11:45 AM PDT
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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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