What animal inspired ET? Meet Cheeseburger, an African Spurred Tortoise!

Meet Cheeseburger, The African Spurred Tortoise at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, FL He is a very handsome fellow around 25-30 years old. He got his name because he was the size of a cheeseburger when he arrived at Flamingo Gardens but look at him now! His species, the African Spurred Tortoise is the third largest tortoise species in the world and is endangered. Steven Spielberg got his inspiration for the look of ET from the face of an African Spurred Tortoise!

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