Testudo sp. Set of Three In Situ – Solid Color Replica ( BHI #127541 )

Testudo sp. Set of Three In Situ – Solid Color Replica

(BHI #127541)

$900.00$1,200.00

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Testudo is a genus of tortoise still living in North America, Asia and Europe. These three adult Testudo were found together in a burrow. This is indicative of a behavior known as brumation, wherein reptiles enter a hibernation-like state. Digging a burrow allowed the tortoise to avoid freezing and provided shelter. In the burrow they would enter a period of deep rest and inactivity, an important factor for their health and growth.

Available as an unpainted, unmounted cast suitable for some research or reference purposes. Note: some portions of the original fossil may have been scientifically restored.

Age Upper Miocene [~10 MYA]
Locality Ogallala Formation, Ogallala, Keith County, Nebraska, USA
Notes Please contact us for production time and delivery.
Size ~ 19″ l x 16″ w x 8″ h (48.3 x 40.6 x 20.3 cm)

 

Additional information

Testudo sp. Set of Three In Situ

Solid Color Replica, Display Replica