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Africa, Mauritania, Sahara Desert, between Tidjikdja and Kiffa. Land Rover Defender TD5 Station Wagon behind a large African Spurred Tortoise of a about 45cm shell length. --- Info: The African Spurred Tortoise (Geochelone sulcata), also called the African Spur Thigh Tortoise, is a species of tortoise which inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara desert, in northern Africa. It is the third largest species of tortoise in the world and the largest species of mainland tortoise (not found on an island). Adults are usually 18 inches (45 cm) in shell length, and weigh 70 to 100 pounds. Specimens with 24 to 36 inch long (60-90 cm) shells weighing 150 pounds (70 kg) are not unknown. They grow from hatchling size (2-3 inches) very quickly, reaching 6-10 inches (15-25 cm) within the first few years of their lives. The oldest known of this species was 56 years old although it is believed they can live up to about 80 years. --- RELEASES AVAILABLE! Automotive trademarks are the property of the trademark holder, authorization may be needed for some uses.
Africa, Mauritania, Sahara Desert, between Tidjikdja and Kiffa. Land Rover Defender TD5 Station Wagon behind a large African Spurred Tortoise of a about 45cm shell length. --- Info: The African Spurred Tortoise (Geochelone sulcata), also called the African Spur Thigh Tortoise, is a species of tortoise which inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara desert, in northern Africa. It is the third largest species of tortoise in the world and the largest species of mainland tortoise (not found on an...
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