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  • of the dead in ancient stories”), because it used to be thought that tortoises and turtles came from the underworld and they were commonly paired with
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  • Galápagos tortoise  Galapagos tortoise on Wikipedia Galápagos tortoise Galapagos tortoise (plural Galapagos tortoises) Chelonoidis nigra, a tortoise native
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  • and tortoise-shell English Wikipedia has an article on: tortoise shell Wikipedia tortoise shell (plural tortoise shells) The shell of a tortoise, sometimes
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  • See also: Galapagos tortoise Galápagos tortoise (plural Galápagos tortoises) Alternative form of Galapagos tortoise
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  • See also: tortoiseshells and tortoise-shells tortoise shells plural of tortoise shell
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  • See also: tortoiseshells and tortoise shells tortoise-shells plural of tortoise-shell
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  • pancake tortoise (plural pancake tortoises) A flat-shelled species of tortoise, taxonomic name Malacochersus tornieri. Malacochersus tornieri pancake tortoise
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  • tortoise beetles plural of tortoise beetle
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  • See also: Galapagos giant tortoise Galápagos giant tortoise (plural Galápagos giant tortoises) Alternative form of Galápagos tortoise
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  • tortoiseshell and tortoise shell English Wikipedia has an article on: tortoise-shell Wikipedia tortoise-shell (usually uncountable, plural tortoise-shells) Alternative
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  • tortoises plural of tortoise rootsiest
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  • an article on: leopard tortoise Wikipedia leopard tortoise (plural leopard tortoises) Stigmochelys pardalis, a large tortoise of the African savannas
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  • has an article on: desert tortoise Wikipedia desert tortoise (plural desert tortoises) (US) either of two species of tortoise native to the deserts of
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  • article on: giant tortoise Wikipedia giant tortoise (plural giant tortoises) Any member or species of the genus Geochelone, land tortoises reaching 1.3 meters
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  • See also: Galápagos giant tortoise Galapagos giant tortoise (plural Galapagos giant tortoises) Alternative form of Galápagos giant tortoise
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  • ploughshare tortoise (plural ploughshare tortoises) Synonym of angonoka
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  • Madagascar tortoise (plural Madagascar tortoises) Synonym of angonoka
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  • gopher tortoise (plural gopher tortoises) Any of the species of the taxonomic genus Gopherus, which are burrowing tortoises of southern North America.
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  • Horsfield's tortoise (plural Horsfield's tortoises) The tortoise Testudo horsfieldii, endemic to Central Asia.
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  • geometric tortoise (plural geometric tortoises) Tortoises of South Africa, having a strong carapace with distinctive geometric patterns Any of the species
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  • golden tortoise beetles plural of golden tortoise beetle
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  • Hermann's tortoise Wikipedia Named after the French naturalist Johann Hermann. Hermann's tortoise (plural Hermann's tortoises) A species of tortoise, Testudo
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  • Island tortoise Wikipedia Santa Fe Island +‎ tortoise Santa Fe Island tortoise (plural Santa Fe Island tortoises) A subspecies of Galápagos tortoise. Galápagos
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  • tortoise-shell bamboos plural of tortoise-shell bamboo
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  • From tortoise +‎ -like tortoise-like (comparative more tortoise-like, superlative most tortoise-like) Alternative form of tortoiselike. 1961 December,
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  • boofhead +‎ tortoise, referring to the large head developed by the female in old age. (General Australian) IPA(key): /bʊfhɛd ˈtɔtəs/ boofhead tortoise (plural
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  • English Wikipedia has an article on: Cassidini Wikipedia tortoise beetle (plural tortoise beetles) A beetle in the taxonomic tribe Cassidini within the
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  • Black Tortoise Synonym of Black Turtle
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  • article on: Aldabra giant tortoise Wikipedia Aldabra giant tortoise (plural Aldabra giant tortoises) A species of giant tortoise, Aldabrachelys gigantea
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  • giant tortoises plural of giant tortoise
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  • From the grooved patterns on its shell. sculptured tortoise (plural sculptured tortoises) wood turtle
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  • See also: Galápagos tortoises Galapagos tortoises plural of Galapagos tortoise
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  • See also: Galapagos tortoises Galápagos tortoises plural of Galápagos tortoise
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  • desert tortoises plural of desert tortoise
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  • sculptured tortoises plural of sculptured tortoise
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  • boofhead tortoises plural of boofhead tortoise
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  • gopher tortoises plural of gopher tortoise
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  • geometric tortoises plural of geometric tortoise
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  • elephantine tortoises plural of elephantine tortoise
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  • ploughshare tortoises plural of ploughshare tortoise
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  • leopard tortoises plural of leopard tortoise
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  • pancake tortoises plural of pancake tortoise
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  • soft tortoises plural of soft tortoise
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  • Madagascar tortoises plural of Madagascar tortoise
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  • English Wikipedia has an article on: golden tortoise beetle Wikipedia golden tortoise beetle (plural golden tortoise beetles) Any of various leaf beetles: Aspidimorpha
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  • Wikispecies has information on: Trionychidae Wikispecies soft tortoise (plural soft tortoises) Any of the soft-shelled turtles of the family Trionychidae
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  • +‎ bamboo (from the appearance of the stems) tortoise-shell bamboo (usually uncountable, plural tortoise-shell bamboos) The moso bamboo, Phyllostachys
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  • elephantine tortoise (plural elephantine tortoises) A huge land tortoise, especially Testudo elephantina, from islands in the Indian Ocean, or Testudo
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  • See also: Galápagos giant tortoises Galapagos giant tortoises plural of Galapagos giant tortoise
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  • See also: Galapagos giant tortoises Galápagos giant tortoises plural of Galápagos giant tortoise
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  • Hermann's tortoises plural of Hermann's tortoise
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  • Aldabra giant tortoises plural of Aldabra giant tortoise
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  • (“tortoise”) testudineous (comparative more testudineous, superlative most testudineous) Characteristic of a tortoise, or the shell of a tortoise. As
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  • downward-oriented tortoise shell bracket, 〔. other tortoise shell brackets: 〔 (left tortoise shell bracket), 〕 (right tortoise shell bracket, ⏡ (bottom tortoise shell
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  • Black Tortoise of the North Synonym of Black Turtle of the North
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  • See also: tortoise shells and tortoise-shells tortoiseshells plural of tortoiseshell
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  • tortuca (plural tortucas) turtle, tortoise
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  • -onːɑ Syllabification: kil‧pi‧kon‧na kilpikonna turtle, tortoise (Testudines) maakilpikonna (“tortoise, Testudinidae”) merikilpikonna (“sea turtle”) kilpikonna
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  • कमठ • (kamaṭha) m a tortoise >? Punjabi: ਕੱਛੂਕੁੰਮਾ (kacchūkummā, “tortoise”), ਕੱਛੂਕੰਮਾ (kacchūkammā) Telugu: కమఠము (kamaṭhamu)
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  • bwehgu tortoise, turtle
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  • Tortoises (/ˈtɔːr.təs.ɪz/) are reptiles of the family Testudinidae of the order Testudines (Latin: tortoise). Like other turtles, tortoises have a shell
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  • The Galápagos tortoise or Galápagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis niger) is a species of very large tortoise in the genus Chelonoidis (which also contains
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  • The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), also called the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise inhabiting the southern edge of the Sahara
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  • The Black Tortoise (Chinese: 玄武; pinyin: Xuánwǔ) is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. Despite its English name, it is usually depicted
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  • c. 1832) is a Seychelles giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), a subspecies of the Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea), and is
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  • The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea) is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is endemic to the islands of the Aldabra
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  • Russian tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii), also commonly known as the Afghan tortoise, the Central Asian tortoise, Horsfield's tortoise, four-clawed tortoise, and
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  • "The Tortoise and the Hare" is one of Aesop's Fables and is numbered 226 in the Perry Index. The account of a race between unequal partners has attracted
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  • Giant tortoises are any of several species of various large land tortoises, which include a number of extinct species, as well as two extant species with
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  • Look up tortoise in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A tortoise is a land-dwelling reptile, protected by a shell, of the order Testudines. Tortoise may also
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  • Tortoise is an American post-rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1990. The band incorporates krautrock, dub, minimal music, electronica and jazz into
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  • The leopard tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis) is a large and attractively marked tortoise found in the savannas of eastern and southern Africa, from Sudan
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  • The Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca), also known commonly as the spur-thighed tortoise, is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. Testudo graeca
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  • The desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts
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  • The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is native to the southeastern United States
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  • stood, replied, "On a tortoise." But on what does the tortoise stand? "On another tortoise." With Mr. Barker, too, there are tortoises all the way down. (Vehement
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  • Giant tortoises are any of various large land tortoises Giant tortoise or giant tortoises may also refer to: Galápagos giant tortoise, Chelonoidis nigra
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  • Hermann's tortoise (Testudo hermanni) is a species of tortoise. Two subspecies are known: the western Hermann's tortoise (T. h. hermanni ) and the eastern
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  • The Armenian tortoise (Testudo graeca armeniaca) or Araxes tortoise is a subspecies of the Greek tortoise It can be found in Armenia, mainly in semi-desert
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  • finding cycles quickly and with little memory are known. Robert W. Floyd's tortoise and hare algorithm moves two pointers at different speeds through the sequence
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  • them. Three of the strongest and most famous—that of Achilles and the tortoise, the Dichotomy argument, and that of an arrow in flight—are presented in
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  • Island tortoise (Chelonoidis niger abingdonii), also known as the Pinta giant tortoise, Abingdon Island tortoise, or Abingdon Island giant tortoise, was
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  • The red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius) is a species of tortoise from northern South America. These medium-sized tortoises generally average
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  • The Sonoran Desert tortoise (Gopherus morafkai), or Morafka's desert tortoise, is a species of tortoise native to the Sonoran Desert. In 2011, on the basis
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  • Chaco tortoise (Chelonoidis chilensis), also known commonly as the Argentine tortoise, the Patagonian tortoise, or the southern wood tortoise, is a species
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  • The Tortoise & The Hare is a 2013 wordless picture book of Aesop's classic fable and is illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. It is about a tortoise and a hare
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  • angonoka, ploughshare tortoise, Madagascar tortoise, or Madagascar angulated tortoise. There may be less than 400 of these tortoises left in the wild. It
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  • Turtle or the World-bearing Turtle, is a mytheme of a giant turtle (or tortoise) supporting or containing the world. It occurs in Hindu mythology, Chinese
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  • The marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is endemic to Greece, Italy, and the Balkans
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  • tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri), is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species G. berlandieri is one of six species of tortoises that
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  • TortoiseSVN is a Subversion client, implemented as a Microsoft Windows shell extension, that helps programmers manage different versions of the source
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  • The elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata) is a species of tortoise found in Southeast Asia and parts of the Indian Subcontinent, particularly Nepal
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  • The radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) is a tortoise species in the family Testudinidae. Although this species is native to and most abundant in southern
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  • TortoiseGit is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the
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  • Tortoise Media is a British news website co-founded by former BBC News director and The Times editor James Harding. A funding campaign for the site launched
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  •  1830 – 23 June 2006) was a Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis niger, specifically a western Santa Cruz tortoise C. n. porteri) who had an estimated age
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  • The Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is a threatened tortoise species native to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka where it inhabits dry areas and
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  • The Tortoise heavy assault tank (A39) was a British heavy assault gun design developed during the Second World War, but never put into mass production
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  • The Bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus), also called the Mexican giant tortoise or yellow-margined tortoise, is a species of tortoise from North
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  • The Tortoise and the Birds is a fable of probable folk origin, early versions of which are found in both India and Greece. There are also African variants
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  • The yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus), also known as the Brazilian giant tortoise, commonly referred to as the Brazilian giant turtle
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  • The Tunisian tortoise or Nabeul tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) is a subspecies of Greek tortoises. It was originally described as a new species
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  • Tortoiseshell is a cat coat coloring named for its similarity to tortoiseshell material. Like calicoes, tortoiseshell cats are almost exclusively female
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  • Zeus and the Tortoise appears among Aesop’s Fables and explains how the tortoise got her shell. It is numbered 106 in the Perry Index. From it derives
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  • Testudo, the Mediterranean tortoises, are a genus of tortoises found in North Africa, Western Asia, and Europe. Several species are under threat in the
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  • angulate tortoise (Chersina angulata) is a species of tortoise found in dry areas and coastal scrub vegetation in South Africa. This tortoise is the only
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  • Floreana giant tortoise or Charles Island giant tortoise (Chelonoidis niger niger), is an extinct subspecies of the Galápagos tortoise endemic to the
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  • The tent tortoise (Psammobates tentorius) is a species of tortoise and one of three members of the genus, Psammobates. Known locally as the Karoo tent
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  • The Tortoise and the Hare is one of Aesop's Fables. The Tortoise and the Hare may also refer to: The Tortoise and the Hare (novel) (1954), a novel by
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  • Tortoise is the debut studio album by American post-rock band Tortoise. It was released on June 22, 1994, on the Thrill Jockey record label. By March 1998
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  • Kleinmann's tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni), also called commonly the Egyptian tortoise, Leith's tortoise, and the Negev tortoise, is a critically endangered
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  • Adwaita (redirect from Addwaitya (tortoise))
    1750 – 22 March 2006), also spelled Addwaita, was a male Aldabra giant tortoise that lived in the Alipore Zoological Gardens of Kolkata, India. At the
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  • tortoiseshell or tortoise shell in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tortoiseshell is a material produced from the shells of species of tortoise and turtle,
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  • was released on DVD on March 4, 2008. The second title, Tortoise vs. Hare (based on "The Tortoise and the Hare"), was released on September 9, 2008. The
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  • TortoiseCVS is a CVS client for Microsoft Windows released under the GNU General Public License. Unlike most CVS tools, it includes itself in Windows'
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  • "What the Tortoise Said to Achilles", written by Lewis Carroll in 1895 for the philosophical journal Mind, is a brief allegorical dialogue on the foundations
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  • Bixi (redirect from Bixi Tortoise)
    Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia, and the Russian Far East. The tradition of tortoise-mounted stelae originated no later than early 3rd century (late Han dynasty)
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  • by American post-rock band Tortoise, released in 1998 by Thrill Jockey. After Jeff Parker joined the band in 1996, Tortoise recorded TNT over the course
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  • The Burmese star tortoise (Geochelone platynota) is a critically endangered tortoise species, native to the dry, deciduous forests of Myanmar (Burma)
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  • In Ancient Roman warfare, the testudo or tortoise formation was a type of shield wall formation commonly used by the Roman legions during battles, particularly
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