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Galapagos Giant Tortoise

Chelonoidis porteri (Rothschild 1903)

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Chelonoidis porteri (Galapagos Giant Tortoise) is a species of turtles in the family tortoises. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN. They are herbivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Galapagos giant tortoise. View this species on GBIF