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Aldabra Tortoise

Geochelone gigantea

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SethR 10 years ago

Thank you for the suggestions and I figured out that it was an Aldabra tortoise.

Aaron_G 10 years ago

Do you happen to have a front view? If I can see the marginal scutes on the carapace (scales on the top portion of the shell), I can tell you if it's Galapagos or Aldabra.

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Ava T-B 10 years ago

Looks like a Galapagos Tortoise.

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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