Gopherus agassizii


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Gopherus agassizii

desert tortoise.
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Morphological characteristics of shell degradation in the desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, include lesions and discolorations of the outermost shell layer (scutes) (Homer et al.
The desert tortoise, or Gopherus agassizii, measures up to 38 centimeters in shell length and inhabits the Mojave, Colorado, and Sonoran deserts in Mexico and the southwestern United States.
Agonistic interactions between Gopherus agassizii (Testudinidae) and Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae).
Scientifically called gopherus agassizii, desert tortoises were labeled an endangered species by the federal government under an emergency designation in 1989.
Gopherus agassizii (desert tortoise): elevational range.