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The average weight is 4kg - 7kg (8lbs - 15lbs). These reptiles usually live 25 - 60 years. Desert Tortoise is a reptile that lives in sandy desert plains and rocky hills. It has a scales skin type. The diet is herbivore. The maximum speed it is able to reach is 0.5km/h (0.3mph). Desert Tortoise which scientific name is gopherus agassizii is 25cm - 36cm (10in - 14in).

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Facts about desert tortoises
NameDesert Tortoise
Distinctive FeaturesSmall size and patterned shell
PhylumChordata
Top Speed0.5km/h (0.3mph)
ClassReptilia
TypeReptile
Size (L)25cm - 36cm (10in - 14in)
KingdomAnimalia
LifestyleSolitary
GenusGopherus
Conservation StatusThreatened
Main PreyGrasses, herbs, flowers
DietHerbivore
ColourBlack, brown, tan, yellow
PredatorsCoyote, birds, gila monster
Average Clutch Size7
Life Span25 - 60 years
OrderTestudines
Skin TypeScales
HabitatSandy desert plains and rocky hills
Weight4kg - 7kg (8lbs - 15lbs)
FamilyTestudinidae
Scientific NameGopherus agassizii
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