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Steppe Tortoise (Agrionemys Horsfieldii)

Range-Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Iran, and Western China. Habitat-Steppe tortoises live in very dry climates with shrubbery and very sparse grass. They are prone to some seriously harsh winters. They are a very active species that endures rightfully so given … Continue reading

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Yellow Foot (Chelonoidis Denticulata)

  Range-South America. These species of tortoise is very similar to the red-footed tortoise(Chelonoidis Carbonaria). Yellow-Foot tortoises are found in deeper forest regions. Whereas the red-foots are found in more outlined forest savannas, than in the actual forest. The yellow-foot … Continue reading

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Natals Hinge Back (Kinixys Natalensis)

Range-Southern Mozambique to Republic of South Africa Habitat-Regions where the Natals is found has such a diverse geographical comprise. The land survey can depict from grasslands to rocky hillsides with gorges in between. Primarily the areas very the Natals are … Continue reading

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Pancake (Malacochersus Tornieri)

Range- Eastern Africa, Somalia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-The pancake tortoise lives up in mountainous regions in eastern Africa. The landscape is very rocky, and has little life of plants. What plants do live there are thorny succulents, and trees. Little … Continue reading

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Red-Foot (Chelonoidis Carbonaria)

Range – South America along the outskirts of the Amazon Basin. Costa Rica, Panama, Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and regional Islands Trinidad/Tobago, Barbados, and Corn Island. Habitat – The range of the Red-Foot tortoise is tropical … Continue reading

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Burmese Star (Geochelone Platynota)

Range – Myanmar (Formerly Burma) Habitat – The Burmese Star Inhabits dry, deciduous forest in a mixture of sandy, rocky, and partially forested areas in Myanmar. The area is remotely dry to the area, yet still consists of relatively high … Continue reading

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Chaco (Geochelone Chilensis)

Range – Chaco tortoises are found in the Chaco desert regions of Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Gran Chaco is a diverse style of desert in South America. The northern region of the Gran Chaco is the dry region where the … Continue reading

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Homes Hingeback (Kinixys Homeana)

Range – Sierra Leon, Liberia, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Nigeria, Benin, Ghana, Gabon, and some parts of Togo. This species lives in very swampy regions in the western African jungle areas. They are much like Kinixys erosa, but are a … Continue reading

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Serrated Hingeback (Kinixys Erosa)

Range – Sierra Leon, Togo, Uganda, Ghana, Gambia, Rwanda, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Angola, Nigeria, and Liberia.   Habitat – Serrated hinge-back tortoises are found in regions of tropical rain forests along the mid-levels in these African nations in mountainous and cloud forest type … Continue reading

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Egyptian (Testudo Kleinmanni)

Range – Egypt and Libya are the Egyptian tortoises range, although this species is very near extinction in the nation of Egypt. They can still be found in the coastal regions of Libya. Habitat – Dry deserts and semi-arid landscapes comprise the … Continue reading

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