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The elephant tortoise (Testudo Schweigeri) is often found on some islands, and in the marshy mouths of several rivers.
It was a gigantic tortoise—a specimen of Testudo elephantopus—a huge cumbersome brute.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne
Hibbard's Testudo riggsi (Hibbard, 1944) is the best known of these smaller turtles.
Baguian is famed throughout those seas as a rookery for the giant tortoise—testudo elephantopus.Where the Strange Trails Go Down|E. Alexander Powell
But I had no spare cash to lay out on stock, either in pigments or specimens of the genus testudo.Mated from the Morgue|John Augustus O'Shea