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SULCATA TORTOISE
Also called an African Spurred Tortoise or African Spur Thigh Tortoise
Centrochelys sulcata

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Distribution:- Southern Sahara Desert, Africa

Comments:- This is the third-largest species of tortoise in the world, the largest species of mainland tortoise .

African spurred tortoise Centrochelys sulcata
Adult African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata

Baby African spurred tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France
Baby African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France

Baby African spurred tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France
Baby African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France

Baby African spurred tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France
Baby African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata photographed at Alligator Bay, France

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