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Aldabra giant tortoise -- Aldabrachelys gigantea More
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1 Adult  

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Sight and Sound

 

 

 

 

Jon P Erickson
5 Apr 2010 at 17:43

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • Round Island
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -19.8546444   57.7842889
    Elevation
  • 199 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 661
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 20
    Accessories
  • Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
    Equipment Note

Single individual #A8 as tagged by the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation. The tortoise can be heard breathing/vocalizing towards the beignning. At approx. 1:07, two Leiolopisma telfairii can be heard chasing one another in front of the tortoise's head. At approx. 2:44, it begins eating the leaf litter.

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