(californian) Desert Tortoise

The (californian) Desert Tortoise is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Common names

(Californian) Desert Tortoise in English - English
desert tortoise in English - English
Gophère d'agassiz in French - français
Gopherus agassizii in Dutch - Nederlands
Kalifornische Gopherschildkröte in German - Deutsch
Mojave desert tortoise in English - English
Tortue d'agassiz in French - français
Tortue du désert in French - français
Tortuga del desierto in Spanish - español
Черепаха-гофер пустынная in Russian - русский язык

Picture of Gopherus agassizii has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Animal Diversity Web
Author: Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
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Order : Testudines
Family : Testudinidae
Genus : Gopherus
Species : Gopherus agassizii
Authority : Cooper 1863