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TEXAS TORTOISE
Gopherus berlandieri

Texas Tortoise - Gopherus berlandieri Gopherus berlandieri from Zavala Co.,Tx.   Photo by Jason Penney Texas Tortoise - Gopherus berlandieri Gopherus berlandieri from Dimmit Co.,Tx.   Photo by Jason Penney

Texas Tortoise - Gopherus berlandieri Gopherus berlandieri from Zapata Co.,Tx.        Photo by Tom Lott



Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in south Texas.

Legal Status:  The state of Texas lists Gopherus berlandieri as a Threatened Species.



Texas Tortoise - Gopherus berlandieri Gopherus berlandieri from Kleberg Co.,Tx.   Photo by Toby Brock Texas Tortoise - Gopherus berlandieri Gopherus berlandieri from Dimmit Co.,Tx.   Photo by Jason Penney

Range of Gopherus berlandieri in Texas Range of Gopherus berlandieri in Texas  Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR





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