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Texas Tortoise (Gopherus Berlandieri)

Range-Texas Tortoises can be found not only in the state of Texas but in regions of northern Mexico as well. Habitat-Texas tortoises are found in grasslands and very dry savanna like territories. They have an extreme tolerance to heat and … Continue reading

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Greek Tortoise (Testudo Graeca Iberia)

Range-Greek tortoises are found in the Mediterranean. The Greek tortoise lays claim to Northern Africa, Southern Europe(Spain, Italy, Greece, and Turkey). They are also found in Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Syria, Egypt, and sometimes Georgia and Azerbaijan. Habitat- Depending on which … Continue reading

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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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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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Radiated (Astrochelys Radiata)

Range- Madagascar, primarily on the west and east southern regions of the Island.   Habitat- The Radiated tortoise is a forest- and savanna-dwelling species. The unique and diverse geographical anomaly of Madagascar plays a very different role in the common … Continue reading

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Leopard (Stigmochelys Pardalis Babcocki)

Range-¬†Central Northeastern to Southern Africa.   Habitat- Grasslands to subtropics make up the wide variety of the Leopard tortoises range. South Saharan Desert gets very warm during the day. Large variety of grassy pastures and mixtures of different soils like … Continue reading

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African Spur Thigh (Centrochelys Sulcata)

Range- Northern African Saharan Desert, Chad, Nigeria, Mali, Sudan, Senegal, Ethiopia.¬† Large span of Northern Africa is inhabited. Habitat- Given the large area in which the Sulcata is found, the majority of the landscape and natural habitat is very dry … Continue reading

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