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The Aldabra Tortoise
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Image Title:  The Aldabra Tortoise
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 By: Christine Adachi  
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Photographer Christine Adachi  Christine Adachi {Karma:179}
Project #56 Wildlife and Insects Camera Model Canon EOS Rebel XSi
Categories Wildlife
Film Format
Portfolio Lens Canon 55-250mm
Uploaded 11/7/2014 Film / Memory Type digital image sensors
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Views 986 Shutter
Favorites Aperture f/
Critiques 11 Rating
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Location City -  Washington, D.C
State - 
Country - United States   United States
About This tortoise can be seen at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
The estimated age is 80 years old.
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There are 11 Comments in 1 Pages
Morad  Morad     {K:6675} 11/10/2014
Nice capture, great details.


Nigel Watts.   {K:8643} 11/9/2014
Congratulations on your Award
Great Photograph


Paul Freeman Paul Freeman   {K:35461} 11/8/2014
Congrats not the award now Christine.


Christine Adachi Christine Adachi   {K:179} 11/7/2014
Thank you, Clay. About the's been in discussion in the below comments. I should add it to the description.


Clay Boutin   {K:27825} 11/7/2014
A wonderful capture of the big tortoise. Did they mention how old this guy might be?


Christine Adachi Christine Adachi   {K:179} 11/7/2014
thank you, Ayan


Paul Freeman Paul Freeman   {K:35461} 11/7/2014
Sorry, the one I was thinking of (former pet of Charles Darwin) died in 2006 aged 176.’s-oldest-captive-animal-dies



Ayan Mukherjee   {K:7969} 11/7/2014
Excellent wildlife capture Christine,
Great job. Regards


Paul Freeman Paul Freeman   {K:35461} 11/7/2014
Yep, it's still a youngster. I believe there is one in Australian waters over 140 years old


Christine Adachi Christine Adachi   {K:179} 11/7/2014
Thank you, Paul. The estimate for this tortoise is about 80 years old, and they can live past 100.


Paul Freeman Paul Freeman   {K:35461} 11/7/2014
Good picture Christine. How old is your friend?




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