Sao Tome and Principe (St. Thomas and Prince)

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SC  495
 

5d           15 Dec 78            Unidentified Sea Turtle   This is a sheet of nine 5d stamps, two of which show a 500d banknote w/ a sea turtle on it.
  SC  495  c  5d           15 Dec 78            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  The turtle is on a 500 Dobra banknote pictured on the stamp.
 


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 8d           15 Dec 78            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  This is a sheet of nine 8d stamps, two of which show a 500d banknote w/ a sea turtle on it.
  SC  496  c  8d           15 Dec 78            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  The turtle is on a 500 Dobra banknote pictured on the stamp.
 


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 10d        02 Feb 91             Eretmochelys imbricata                
 


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 50d        02 Feb 91             Pelusios subniger              I.D. of turtle not 100% certain.
 
 
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800d      19 Apr 92             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Small sheet w/ a single perforated stamp near the center
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ndPz2W47vJc/Uq8E7JTPs2I/AAAAAAAAOFg/kfHrw5TwkWY/s400/Sao%2520Tome%2520and%2520Principe%2520SC%25201151.jpg


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2000 Db               16 Aug 93            Tortoise Ship      S/S w/ one stamp. Depicts a modern replica of an ancient tortoise ship. Sheet inscribed "Congresso De U.P.U.". Symbol of UPU Congress on both stamp and sheet margin. Stamp is inscribed "1994" but it was actually issued on 16 Aug 93.
 
 
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 2000d    06 Jul 95              Geochelone elephantopus            s/s of one stamp w/ tiny tortoise on map of world. Tortoise is in margin of sheet, not on stamp. Design identical to Turkmenistan sheet of 1999. Inscribed "Proteccao Das Especies Do Mundo Animal".
 


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3500d    22 May 98           Dermochelys coriacea     Turtle swimming beneath a small boat. Inscribed "Expo '98".
 

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3500db    Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Adult swimming right. WWF logo in corner. Issued as a sheet of four identical stamps w/ large turtle in margin of sheet.
 
  

3500db    Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Sheet of four SC 1400
 

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 5000db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Two individuals emerging from surf, facing right. WWF logo in corner. Issued as a sheet of four identical stamps w/ two large turtles in margin of sheet.
 
 

 5000db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Sheet of four SC 1401
 
 
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 6000db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Three individuals emerging from surf and facing left. WWF logo in corner. Issued as a sheet of four identical stamps w/ three large turtles in margin of sheet.
 
  

6000db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Sheet of four SC 1402
 

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7500db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Three hatchlings emerging from nest. WWF logo in corner. Issued as a sheet of four identical stamps w/ additional hatchlings in margin of sheet.
 
 

 7500db Oct 2001              Lepidochelys olivacea     Sheet of four SC 1403
 
 

SC  1431
 

Various                31 Dec 02            Lepidochelys olivacea     S/S w/ four stamps. Sheet die cut in the shape of a dorsal view of a sea turtle.
  SC  1431  a  6000db 31 Dec 02            Lepidochelys olivacea     Two adults emerging from surf. WWF logo in upper right corner.
  SC  1431  b  6000db 31 Dec 02            Lepidochelys olivacea     Three hatchlings emerging from nest. WWF logo in upper right corner.
  SC  1431  c  7000db 31 Dec 02            Lepidochelys olivacea                    Adult swimming to right at water surface. WWF logo in upper right corner.
  SC  1431  d  7000db 31 Dec 02            Lepidochelys olivacea                    Three adults on beach facing left. WWF logo in upper right corner.
 
 
SC  1596
 Various                25 May 06           Numerous Species            S/S of four stamps and four stamp-like labels, all w/ one or two chelonians. Labels have Boy Scout logo, stamps do not. Several of the chelonians are misidentified on the stamps and labels.
 


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7000db 25 May 06           Testudo graeca                 Adult facing right.
 


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 9000db 25 May 06           Terrapene carolina bauri               Adult facing right. Unidentified hatchling emerging from egg in upper left corner. Turtle is misidentified as Pseudemys scripta on stamp.
 


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 10000db              25 May 06           Unidentified Tortoise                     Unidentified tortoise facing left, next to flower. Small Clemmys guttata in upper left corner. Stamp inscribed Clemmys insculpta, which is not the correct identity of either of the chelonians depicted.
 
 

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 14000db              25 May 06           Trionyx spiniferus             Turtle in shallow water facing right. Small Pseudemys scripta elegans in upper left corner.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-jLXINNkasfU/Uq8E7hSx5gI/AAAAAAAAOFo/TVPXhwaHC2E/s585/Sao%2520Tome%2520and%2520Principe%2520SC%25201606.jpg
 

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40000db              25 May 06           Various Tortoises             S/S of one stamp w/ tortoises on stamp and in margins. One tortoise in margin is laying eggs and two are mating. Boy scout logo in upper left corner of sheet. All of the tortoises have scientific names under them in small print but almost every one is misnamed, including the one on the stamp.
 

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 Various                05 Nov 07            Natator depressus            Sheetlet of four stamps and four labels, all w/ underwater scenes and/or a portrait of Jacques Cousteau. One stamp depicts two Natator depressus.           Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Vida Marinha". Lower margin inscribed "Jacques Cousteau".
  SC  1743  b  9000db 05 Nov 07            Natator depressus            Two turtles swimming underwater in foreground, SCUBA diver in background. Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott St. Thomas and Prince #1743.
 

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 40,000db             05 Nov 07            Chelonia mydas                S/S of one stamp. Portrait of Jacques Cousteau on stamp and in upper right corner of sheet margin. Turtle in lower left corner of sheet margin. Sheet inscribed "Vida Marinha" in lower right corner in large letters. Much small writing on sheet margin as well.
 
 
SC  1747

 7000db    05 Nov 07            Lepidochelys olivacea     Sheetlet of six stamps, all w/ underwater scenes and w/ denoms of 7000db. Ventral view of turtle and SCUBA diver on one stamp. Sheet inscribed "Paraiso Do Mergulho".
  SC  1747  f  7000db    05 Nov 07            Lepidochelys olivacea     Individual stamp w/ SCUBA diver and ventral view of turtle from Scott St. Thomas and Prince #1747.
 


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Various    17 Jul 08    Unidentified sea turtle    Sheet of four stamps titled Notas Bancarias com Animais. Turtle on Aruba 5 florin banknote in the selvedge in both the top left and bottom right corners.
 
 

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800d    25 Oct 09   
Lepidochelys olivacea    Overprint of SC 1400
 


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800d    25 Oct 09    Lepidochelys olivacea    Overprint of SC 1401
 


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800d    25 Oct 09    Lepidochelys olivacea    Overprint of SC 1403
 
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-roJk3GSeQuA/UpZpYfT0z4I/AAAAAAAAN5I/JqEtvB55_dY/s408/Sao%2520Tome%25202010%2520Biodiversity%2520ss.jpg


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100000d    02 Sep 10    Unidentified sea turtle     Small sea turtle in selvedge of sheet containing one stamp with a panda. Sheet issued for International year of biodiversity.
 
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ZJ-4euDlJak/Us4O5lxLm0I/AAAAAAAAOI0/rvUKiHE2yu8/s664/Sao%2520Tome%25202010%2520Stamp%2520on%2520Stamp.JPG
 

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110000d   02 Sep 10   Geochelone gigantea      M/S of stamps from various countries including SC 108 from Zil Elwannyen Sisel showing three individuals.
 
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-BVeGegUD790/VAW21kQolZI/AAAAAAAAO04/SsoX-pUpHxE/s400/Sao%2520Tome%2520SC%25202400.jpg


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40000d  30 Mar 11   Chelonoidis nigra on one of two stamps, sea turtle in selvedge.
 
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-qH7FPMW1Iy8/VAWxdZbP8yI/AAAAAAAAO0c/d9uIM66lMoU/s400/Sao%2520Tome%2520and%2520Principe%2520SC%25202414.jpg


 SC 2414
 

52000d  30 Mar 11  2414 a Aldabrachelys,  2414 b Pseudemys concinna
 
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-k5jOB_NHEHU/U6eVRLZkRLI/AAAAAAAAOjI/u46X40E-a6Y/s645/Sao%2520Tome%25203.jpg
 

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25000d  10 May 13 
Geochelone gigantea, Geochelone pardalis, Caretta caretta, Geochelone sulcata
 
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-vj3qQ2wm9ng/VAaTFv8nv_I/AAAAAAAAO1U/Wj11D2l4H4k/s499/Sao%2520Tome%2520SC%25202504.jpg


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 96000d  10 May 13  Pelomedusa subrufa on stamp and in selvedge
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-s4b8rEDrlaE/V1Xi_CCV7ZI/AAAAAAAAQNg/Uvp9ldcsGAg8O2gbVkOo4PVX69W5RBBUQCCo/s512/Sao%2BTome%2B%2526%2BPrincipe%2BSC%2B2678.jpg
 

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25000d  8 Aug 14  Various  Clemmys guttata, Macroclemys temminckii, Apalone spinifera, Geochelone sulcata
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ENq8bOiFUak/VLUc3DJVLhI/AAAAAAAAPJ8/3adbav_AopA/s500/Sao%2520Tom%25C3%25A8%25204.jpg
 

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96000d  8 Aug 14  Eretmochelys imbricata      Hawksbill on stamp and in selvedge, Caretta caretta in selvedge.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8nGIxLXt3LY/V6QDl9_QOWI/AAAAAAAAQZI/HkTqN7_u8gMiUE32S6TopKeIuLBepeP_QCCo/s800/Sao%2BTome%2BSC%2B2809.jpg

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25000d  17 Nov 14  Various   Sheet of 4 turtles - Trachemys scripta elegans, Dermochelys coriachea, Stigmochelys pardalis, Astrochelys radiata.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-tXeFIWP6MMg/V6QDmBmp1HI/AAAAAAAAQYk/oUZzTFIuzSkii79AY1JcRlctY-eo5Sa4ACCo/s640/Sao%2BTome%2BSC%2B2826.jpg
 

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96000d  17 Nov 14  Chelonia mydas  S/s of one stamp.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--HUS4knZ_zI/VYlSxlU3osI/AAAAAAAAPeY/_sOyPrg6mxI/s576/Sao%252520Tome6.jpg
 

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19000d  21 May 15  Various  Podocnemis expansa, Trachemys scripta elegans, Terrapene carolina carolina and Chelonoidis carbonaria, Chelus fimbriata
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bAklq0HPIa0/VYlSwjnh65I/AAAAAAAAPd4/nAxF9DQaikE/s640/Sao%252520Tome5.jpg
 

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86000d  21 May 15  Malaclemys terrapin
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/054XwK3YdTpnHE-gtNigtkJcg3321h4MXJpMonq5k7c84eE-TPY6vpNw6AdjLq_QIQXRGMhBoql6pAWB9G11WVGkZYoiV8OtJROyvxJOz0WMgUREv4R1E1lL7YlQrgPuGALqWbQBIhYoA-9Y0jZ__pWoz7YMfrkQXdRRs36Cm8QZ0zLSUWTLOhqX9s2Ylhjy0QhXdXzE-jxBYn7x-AHJ4w_nlNUVH6-F-LWuVREzxqE9n7pZ3BfL-g4y1xEGHfQnjJvLg23rE1nQTjRuUxjuQFQlv53FdeUpEi9fSYyx39218CF9Rv7wZ3nw4ZfIkeV6AcyoSFb0fWw9ZUVBEjFfp4uSMpcToQQwfIOZHm0VTR9TviFB4gkXUsrBlJ7_QbhWpFIJhnc0v9qQzkj6tKn0U9gS9vq_75SNS19SD16mgEWWPIv0wZT4Dz_EDpibv4wv6pIkSH_qmVyV6lUVd-97wayBakQHttRmTb92rLkErr-WiAEbtFzmerxST2gJHEQIv7Hk6fKJEI76sbXfoUQB6Z8NgzwFqCXP-kgKJhBO_j6JRAOYAlBg7cIeqlLs4FU7Ehd_f3QscgxRS0W91oUpSS1FoFzUXxNJzet9rB7ckUt5TNWQVA=w800-h651-no
 

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31000d  18 Nov 15   Various  Chelonia mydas, Graptemys ernsti, Caretta caretta, Dermochelys coriachea
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Z38ijN7B4OIRv0uniFtcIbY9KesHAakeyRERpN7aTpAZyxyb4zLXoeRkXB7_JiOSsS0D7ZcygcJNv8kci7M9nk0Rm0EtCotfX4ZBTy-bP5UMxRjBWDZLhFBjzMqhNt_Gj6WNcb6gS7DLUtPnpC_M3bJdAvj2sIQT4kd01me6abcOOnTD7nCW2BhwKfENJ_b2tRz-ZFsc9sWOWHdZ9stgAJtrhHURs_Lqc9TyKkbtVRDHSA2kh4l1swBjhhmbyC7xsxcwsIR4Mvvor4_xIM68M_gClwScF1QOC-FBAw5ydsTzP1rPHYkuwSNLPHLKLGz_sd1eoaXIQIYtP6OgJr89-dDy3Rb3Z7PI2OHM8OVcGSF7LkQ_m967ES49w8YcnW64N9nXQkf3h0s68n9fEURYpS1ovfthYZBoz2sAbTjFcE_cpPcMqpRMCgGeqVKEAlYMMCYMVwVJUEqnHa4zjYP6kcr20Zcsmn0TDJkGNHz0EtOR0SSZO7NdUDPYI4JKi5zuiCDvD94h4JpiWHjGbttWFi6uig_jgfGsJyst4PtRihAwpiTarTl9Gn5RZbJP3GRFicxoXs1J0Jf94_T1rR3vBLM0QXXiy8aY_Eo9IOnt0UTYt6irLQ=w733-h530-no
 

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96000d 18 Nov 15  Emydoidea blandingii
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/hlS4i8MCCts9naS1Q9Tl3WS4Aitb-H-0qN5_VCm5vfdR2O7M4ygr6eXu1SQgENBvW9KJD5hjY0R3rygVfdj0kJdk39xl3tAyuRwpHdBEylHOztkixNh7GbBy2juJ2ohJ6RAXvOSPQchHl0u_qhNvnJ-WML2nwVtTtXg7NbnyxzwceGMkPZSzjJPngBgnUq_i7LOAfKuLxkDM_wDdcXJw9DZzKk0_Ei8OMja0Ipso5n03CX4zbEVER_vt1795-8jJaTkSbfPAUb9q5qICnJ-zuhFbi6NsQbcpJflBRoYwA2bgm7C-Bz7Oi5XDGEqaVz-R5jxCEe1xWKxOYtzdr9AXS9-dLXepn1_1rSmhMZDST87sgrDxFJSSjN2eGXy3Pk-T-_LUZpbE5DlN8zn4Dso5ejsAYSwiD33LDRZ9MUdPslyyZyZkZsxlebnQ5bOUqDRgAxqhlh8EmxpPfIdPSl7fepdKTHktc_lcpf2WYUJEXI1ar178U_5aZE6t9dnYmjvgdVZ9gBw52dEHwOdgshfzf-1T0VrikELliUKlY4bYBSaWKIQQNHBvonF-JCHccj0uKuGnAbOnV9zD5r1KAw2Qy0qnWzYvpXHddgv8viv_H4A=w100-h75-no
 

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2000d  11 Jan 16    Sheet of 8 Biodiversity stamps, turtle on one.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8ZEfkUI2AARu4LQza8MPXG9pFPgsmIMT22YbECjrkic7xUC99UFPR2BcQ-HuLtPUp9wmSnE_2jbpR9iVvxR_zqR6ukSJL1RoJg7uAikstQ5R_Owl-u9qDL6UuxfkpEvExYb63RAd0ngQY2Bq7T_jHU69Qqsa9-qt6EpCgXCU4PP_uEdV8dYvVHL-kzhH608H6bx4v5DKhKPPXlKDXFf7DgF9lW9Vt40ZIitz5JaOmDQ2BcU6EYo_BtQCKFCBEsNR7EgfX4mFrio217WsnjbekH5XcJhPODEFJxE_8JWwSDSQA89Zf7g0VJhMhdukdY8o5Qk5ic1D6pItfAIUeT62HihYIYa8SQ4fH3RuMcpc5nk_rfU2r6L5TkVQwXIPXGD18JRB4j1u98iUpokSG0vpJq3rMclMKwn7QIlL6evTGn29E4_gzXM6Wyd-GOBI9qy9PZ5EntYsm9b794CqRkjmTyjvMsTJLLup2MQaKQvONp6UJRvXtfTQLBs4A9zrJ-Ne4yFqLB5tV3U1LMI5u4n4NkuVWdoGfFaGZqtoZqjFYskvWiiHK7UXq3pvPYdBvngRHPk4SvWDVTjF05ldiCVpesXFq2euLRJF9MNOQPG8cXU=w88-h100-no


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31000d  30 Mar 16  Graptemys pseudogeographica kohni, Chrysemys scripta elegans, Malaclemis terrapin, Caretta caretta
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/LjyMv6mGn9QyLq9uxPWDyT71f72wZXZs-uNM1SUs80QWO0l5edMBtpgz_Kw2Y_kKt_0W13fll3ySav--W65izmBpDMF7s2EFQwgVLLONdHJdcdEjGEc4WA2f6i9tcepZgquBXTL1Dc1yJetChMrbRm8VyrJ6ijogm2BhqmzaaFCC8yTnZlIpYvjsJh6mcHsiOXfkiCxnFww6WaDW1iu63HaJvn2NiU3QB6aQGaNcJ-0kzxknCnIN0bxfwfnuJ60PfyrD2XJ1HXzRb7LViGpzbQajIYRh68pho0H-aOtO1ZIVcdJcwIDCEuwd4U1DndGiDe-2GKEUn7hhVO779fZEZ7Om4P-pQkcQc_eJsXKKd_a3fLHe6fMgQDiLyEah8RiB59YRbKA519GIaht2liEcWHueQH17uTbc4Hv1CHkygXb-aKDtv-N1QH2qRIK5dPeBZEasPlpmwRY19MDp64eWUvo8l5pfGC8LyGAWyuZaihfhbUZwe4OSHwnMskb8SNGD8jRrrpyGSFJzu9UJQL9J77QnjrXpHhQfJH_nwUptqOwWhFdyavkjC-s_Y7PgMHkkfBQnwox2AFtpc30XntzMJHWl80tsp5dk4zjDDSjgCPY=w88-h100-no


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96000d 30 Mar 16   Terrapene carolina carolina
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/OZGXxeEWGP3eq7BCwMrtT7aTFipCypFdKsh7xsn5ablDgl06pdsfK7Sw-_0yjjusV0MoUWbXYW8IZmb14ao4nZzUWflNQLZGjiTiQtbfU80pne0JRxYAocB55TJ5ouwWcAyrJ7_0desyfJRR5SF8WJBIqNapBckrb9ZFAWm80TnzuPBCoVeREJJ9KPFZ7AAcaK1ZDv5Z-BsCenIOYbW0Ovo2XDKITnspW_ioQGMxFMMmYGqaM9A9_JObm0Sw8LuswKDL5P5wmqSCIS4htlqDeRsGAySLlgmr5Gx-bgERv7ATlnnjaVLinUj7Fx2tKQs2f8Xnm_XH6eaXlfBuTcZnRV57HReDopXaWJTNYmtzgmMtVIiWJ0pfU_D4qKpYwR3nEVw0yNUTQDMoFakidKnQgM4Bpm1JTC0eS_3tNKTnCY_EorV8wWUfhywnJomRDkgBma3pEYLjkwbUa4bAdFdX3YwR1xMkREKO6MFJuyIv4P0Cb3S2RSEtsIW06rTeByWd89_qsNmxQVNS0OncPoWmCF2dDBP_BYUvrSXySG8hDJUWOTUzPehO7ipAFXL5dNkSoKk0BMrCgY3wbC0dXU2t5T8_EK_vFBD6TjFbpRYDG_g=w100-h58-no

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31000d  12 Sep 16  Aldabrachelys gigantea, Eretmochelys imbricata,  Caretta caretta, Gopherus agassizii
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/oGgXUn666TphAcNcoOgfreqN8lTIR95fel5Qzi8weHZMcI1EEUMru37cpmHID3oogfirIrpOP_lgDLbGcbse557l0Ayb2s3ha5HOjMWyu_PpQbnvs0o-VYDr-GgtzZntWAv2GHIGiRwvvX3j7xLds5dmNMEUBthnEvGPhmI8U86icHwMVJkF4JE_0bvo-s8QMeXMS8IyArPuK-PGmZAzYiNIrzF1oXB6B_BynMn4UN3J1R5tNHKLnqL0fs1CL3_6v5225foTcLG_LEpKnw6ehZFFChhDGw2GX8NpzMAFtjhV2PzPQTS3yYLmFZw8iX7lPhNGzM2jigs8CNHNwdI7YYClwdgWBU9Fjc26_SI_Am_zjhWheh0wZr6vJlVVPOCNabefiajSILqE6ePm03zjtKT4OW5WHhI2NqQw0wOKqBe4y8zmss09eouKHS__iBQw6w-BxmhyXHgRW-_JhbC5MecMT02x0UzXgunt7RLcPvSIkwJphi90-Z5hURQi-PYiBvYraTKHEUxecIX2qyHtuXxNxsspg3ZRUOFlCH7fNA-hkM2tBEBHUBUyzwGXDNkxrJOqq6GzGSKAl0P3cWLGH-sJcwuie1Nh-9VhM4OwEDQ=w100-h58-no
 
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96000d 12 Sep 16  Terrapene carolina baun