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Growth rate of one tortoise

Kapidolo Farms

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A citizen scientist in South Africa published this on facebook. It is number 117 and it shows three images and change in length at each image time point. For those of you who use facebook and want more details I shared it onto my news feed.
 

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Tom

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What about those of us that want more info who don't use FB?

Over what time frame was this?

They are having a terrible drought over there, so I wonder what impact that has had on this growth rate.
 

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He used an uncommon date system. I'll Americanize it.

Left most image 8/26/2015 7cm Middle image 4/30/2017 ?cm right image 3/16/2018 9.2 cm

So the tortoise grew from 7cm to 9.2cm in 2 years 7 months.
 

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