Bolson tortoise

Bolson tortoise

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Subphylum
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Order
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Genus
SPECIES
Gopherus flavomarginatus
WEIGHT
35-100 kg
LENGTH
164-371 mm

The Bolson tortoise, also called the Mexican giant tortoise or yellow-margined tortoise, is a species of tortoise from North America. Of the six North American tortoise species, it is the largest, having a carapace length of about 46 cm . It lives in a region of the Chihuahuan Desert known as the Bolsón de Mapimí, which is located in north-central Mexico.

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Di

Diurnal

Fo

Folivore

Fr

Frugivore

Gr

Granivore

He

Herbivore

Li

Lignivore

Fo

Fossorial

Te

Terrestrial

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

Ae

Aestivation

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

B

starts with

Geography

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Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
75 to 100 days
BABY CARRYING
6 to 18
INDEPENDENT AGE
0 to 0 minutes

References

1. Bolson tortoise Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolson_tortoise
2. Bolson tortoise on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9402/112660985

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