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The Burmese Brown Mountain (Manouria Emys Emys)

Range – Southeast Asia. from Eastern India all the way down to Borneo and Sumatra. Habitat – Burmese Mountains are a forest-floor dweller in the very humid and wet rain forest in Southeast Asia. This species is one of the only tortoise species that … Continue reading

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Impressed Tortoise (Manouria Impressa)

Range- Impressed tortoises are found in Southeast Asia in nations of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Thailand. Habitat- The Impressed tortoise lives in mountainous regions of very thick and cool dark rain forest at very high elevations. The dense forest limit … 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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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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Elongated (Indotestudo Elongata)

Range- Eastern India, Southeast Asia, as far south as Borneo.   Habitat- A lot like the Forstens, the Elongated tortoise is found in thick, deep-forested areas, both wet and dry forest areas of South East Asia. They inhabit a wide … Continue reading

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Forstens (Indotestudo Forstenii)

Range- Celebes Islands, Indonesia, Sulawesi   Habitat- The Forstens tortoise is a very deep dry rain forest dweller. This species is a very peculiar species in its native thickly forested locations. Forstens tend to live in very deep in the Southeast … Continue reading

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