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Found Riverside,CA help with Speices verification.

Discussion in 'Lost and Found' started by Yuukari, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. Yuukari

    Yuukari New Member

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    20170623_172050.jpg I found this tortoise in the La Sierra area of Riverside, CA not sure what species he is. Gave him bath. I'm actively looking for his owner. Hoping if I can figure out what kind he is it will help me identify his owner.
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    BeeBee*BeeLeaves Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Desert tortoise methinks. Beautiful.
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    Gopherus agizzizzi
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Yuukari hasn't been back since June when they first posted this thread. But there's just something a bit off about the picture. I don't think it's a desert tortoise. @Markw84 @HermanniChris ???
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    HermanniChris Well-Known Member TFO Sponsor 10 Year Member!

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    Definitely Desert tortoise, looks exactly like one I have here.
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    I agree
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    I agree it looks off
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    Well first off how is the water retained in the tub if the drain is not covered?
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    Haha. It’s a conspiracy!

    It’s a desert tort.
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    It's not real.
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    I didn't think it looked like a desert tortoise either. I was thinking more along the lines of a yellow foot but I don't know my turtles. If you wet it's shell so that we can see its coloration perhaps that would help even though there are people who are pretty positive it's a desert tortoise it would help me and others make that decision to...
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    It does sort of look like a sculpture, huh?
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    It's just so absolutely perfect.
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