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Tortoises

Tortoises
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About

Tortoises are a family, Testudinidae, of land-dwelling vertebrates in the order Testudines. Tortoises are shielded from predators by a shell.

Fun Facts
  • A tortoise is a turtle, but a turtle isn’t a tortoise.
  • A group of tortoises is called a creep
  • Tortoises inspired the ancient roman military.
Conservation

Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.