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Desert Tortoise

Gopherus agassizii (Cooper 1861)

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Gopherus agassizii (Desert tortoise) is a species of turtle in the family tortoises. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is found in the Nearctic.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
  • Definition: A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q737742
  • Definition: one of the eight terrestrial ecozones constituting the Earth's land surface
  • Attribution: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ecozone_Nearctic.svg
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