Giant tortoise indet Geochelone sp.

Location: Pet-a-pet farm, Reston, VA
Year: 1988
Merckslides catalogue number: 04-14929
Comments: OK, I'm not absolutely sure what type of tortoise this was. These big ones come exclusively from oceanic islands, so Galapagos, Seychelles, and Aldabara seems most likely. Clearly capable of chomping a child's face off, but apparantly quite tame, as they were allowed to mix freely with children.

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