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Thurman is a Sulcata Tortoise and he was given to Mrs. Abernethy for Christmas 2013. She and her son, Dan share a love of reptiles, so he got it for her and said he would let her will it to her when she dies. Tortoises live over 100 years!

If you want to learn more about tortoises, please click on the links below:

Sulcata Turtle Care

Everything You Need to Know to Raise Sulcata Tortoises

Zoomed - Sulcata Tortoises

Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital

Pet Education

The Tortoise Table

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