Land Turtle Head In The Shell On Rocky Ground, Somaliland

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The Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata), the only extant species of Clemmys, is a small, semi-aquatic (i.e., it lives partly in water and partly on land) turtle

The spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata), the only extant species of Clemmys, is a small, semi-aquatic turtle that reaches a carapace length of cm in) upon adulthood.

The largest land turtle that ever existed was Testudo atlas (“Atlas tortoise”), also known as Colossochelys (“colossal turtle”). 8 feet long and 6 feet high, it probably weighed around 4 tons. Looking much like a modern Galápagos tortoise, this giant chelonian herbivore lived in the Pleistocene period—Like its modern relatives, T. atlas could probably retract its legs and head into its shell when threatened

The largest land turtle that ever existed was Testudo atlas (“Atlas tortoise”), also known as Colossochelys (“colossal turtle”). 8 feet long and 6 feet high, it probably weighed around 4 tons. this giant chelonian herbivore lived in the Pleistocene period

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The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is the smallest turtle found in the United States. The largest bog turtle ever found measured only inches. Bog turtles are easily identified by the patches of orange found along the side of their heads.

Beautiful.  We used to have a dozen of them or so, all needed healing, then they left home.....

Box turtle - mother nature is the best artist of all. photo by David Robert Crews

For Everything There Is A Season: World Turle Day

The World Turtle Day began in the year 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, tu.

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Galapagos Tortoise. Darwin observed the tortoises on the Galapagos Islands and noticed differences among species on different islands.

Darwin observed the tortoises on the Galapagos Islands and noticed differences among species on different islands.

Black Breasted Leaf Turtle

Black Breasted Leaf Turtle (Geoemyda spengleri) Vietnam and China

The turtle is like the Okies. They are beaten and harrassed on their long, hard journey (Steinbeck ch.3)

The turtle is like the Okies. They are beaten and harrassed on their long, hard journey (Steinbeck

Look for the creatures who live in your world. This land turtle was in the garage. I set him/her free to grow and explore. Anna Maria Island, Florida.

Look for the creatures who live in your world. This land turtle was in the garage. I set him/her free to grow and explore. Anna Maria Island, Florida.

Land turtle skeleton engraving 1888 illustrazione royalty-free

Illustrated Natural History of the Three Kingdoms Illustrierte...

Land turtle skeleton engraving 1888 illustrazione royalty-free

The Galapagos Tortoise is a giant tortoise, the world's largest land turtle and can weigh up to 700 pounds.

Galapagos Tortoise - The World's Largest Tortoise

galapagos tortoise-worlds largest tortoise can weigh as much as 700 lbs and live over 100 years

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