African leopard tortoise species diversification

African leopard tortoise species diversification

Leopard Tortoises have been a very intrigueing species of tortoise found in Africa. Ranging from Northern Africa to the Republic of South Africa. The known classification dictates on 2 species. However the DNA differences show the variations of specific locale animals to show variable differences of the animals through DNA lab panels. All the varieties of leopards can breed successfully. The classification of each species is still undetermined and possibly might not be done so.
http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/wp-content/uploads/file/Articles/Fritz_etal_2010a.pdf

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