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Tortoises are a family, Testudinidae, of land-dwelling reptiles in the order Testudines. Tortoises ... In Britain, terrapin is used to refer to a larger group of semiaquatic turtles than the restric...

zoology - What is a group of tortoises called? - Biology Stack ...

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Feb 8, 2015 ... This post at Mental Floss stated that a group of tortoises is called a 'Creep'. I had never heard of that before, and in trying to find the references ...

Collective name for a group of tortoises | Tortoise Forum

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According to Wikipedia the collective name for a group of tortoises is ' a creep'. jackiedots, May ... a group of turtles is called a bale? dmmj, May ...

What is a group of turtles called? | Reference.com

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Many people use the term "herd" to refer to a group of turtles. No matter what ... Tortoises are turtles belonging to a subgroup called Testudinidae. Tortoises differ  ...

collective nouns and torts.... - Reptile Forums

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SO, what is your favourite collective noun for a group of tortoises? the one i have heard the most is a "creep of tortoises". but i really like a ...

CTTC's Turtle Trivia - California Turtle & Tortoise Club

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What is the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? ... Scientists group all turtles together in the "order" known as TESTUDINES. ... turtles, the cloaca also possesses a pair of well-developed, vascularized sacs that lead off it called bursae.

The Difference Between Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins, and Other ...

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Jan 25, 2013 ... The distinction between them comes mainly from what living habitat they are ... The official collective term for a group of turtles is known as “bale” as in “a ... Currently, there's a Seychelles giant tortoise called Jonathan living on ...

Turtle & Tortoise | San Diego Zoo Animals

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Turtle, tortoise, and terrapin: what's the difference? ... Turtles and tortoises are a very old group of reptiles, going back about 220 million years. Of all the animals ...

What's the Difference Between Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins ...

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May 13, 2013 ... If you had a shell, what would you want to be called? ... Turtle, tortoise, and terrapin are all names for the hard-shelled, egg-laying reptiles in the ...

Appendix:Glossary of collective nouns by subject - Wiktionary

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birds, large group, A colony of birds (roosting in large numbers). birds, small, A dissimulation of birds (small birds). birds, in flight, A drift, or flight of birds (in flight) .

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A group of Desert Tortoises is called a creep.
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16 Fun Facts About Tortoises | Mental Floss

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May 23, 2014 ... A group of tortoises is called a creep. But you won't see a creep very often. (Not that kind, anyway.) Tortoises are solitary roamers. Some mother ...

10 facts you may not know about tortoises | Wales - ITV News

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Apr 30, 2015 ... Tortoises. The collective noun for a group of tortoises is called a 'creep' Photo: PA . Here are 10 facts that you may not know about tortoises:.

Names for Groups of Animals | The Fact Site

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Jun 10, 2016 ... The name for a collective group of owls is a parliament but what other strange and cool ... T for Tortoises – a group of tortoises is called a bale.