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ALDABRAMAN

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Earlier today i was doing my typical cleaning, etc. around the farm and noticed a fresh pile of sand in my cactus planters. After closer inspection, WOW, it was a freshly dug native gopher tortoise burrow on the lot next to mine, and a big one! After even closer inspection i saw him near the woods edge just sitting there in the shade/sun. We actually have many in this area, i love watching them browse around in the open areas next to our property! He was beautiful!

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Wow, very cool Greg. Have you ever had them in the Aldabras enclosure? Thanks for sharing. That's the best kind of pics, seeing them wild
 

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What a find in the morning. This will make everyone's day that I'm sure of. Gopher Torts in wild.....
 

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Sweet wild tortoises! I found a three toed box turtle in my compost pile eating old mazuri .
 

ALDABRAMAN

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Wow, very cool Greg. Have you ever had them in the Aldabras enclosure? Thanks for sharing. That's the best kind of pics, seeing them wild

* NO! "Nothing" goes in our aldabra pens!

These are wild tortoise, never cross contaminate with a gopher!
 
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