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Texas Tortoise

Post by infidel » November 22nd, 2013, 3:33 pm

From South Texas a few days ago...
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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by Jacob » November 23rd, 2013, 8:43 am

I'm always glad to see a picture with a tex tort still alive and not pummeled by traffic.

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by Daryl Eby » November 23rd, 2013, 9:34 am

That tortoise does not look at all impressed.

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by Ribbit » November 23rd, 2013, 10:10 am

Great photo!

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by infidel » November 23rd, 2013, 11:18 am

Daryl Eby wrote:That tortoise does not look at all impressed.
Agreed. :)

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by infidel » November 23rd, 2013, 11:19 am

Ribbit wrote:Great photo!

John
Thanks John

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by Tamara D. McConnell » November 24th, 2013, 7:19 am

That's almost magically beautiful. What a great shot!

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by infidel » November 24th, 2013, 9:47 am

Tamara D. McConnell wrote:That's almost magically beautiful. What a great shot!
Thanks Tamara

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by chris_mcmartin » November 24th, 2013, 12:36 pm

The head looks a little paler than your average TX tortoise (though it's not like I've seen a lot of them)...almost looks like an Old World tortoise. How old/big was it?

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Re: Texas Tortoise

Post by infidel » November 25th, 2013, 1:28 am

chris_mcmartin wrote:The head looks a little paler than your average TX tortoise (though it's not like I've seen a lot of them)...almost looks like an Old World tortoise. How old/big was it?
He wasn't that old nor too big. We relocated him off of a oilfield road.

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