REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE WORLD

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A Selection of
LAND TORTOISES OF THE WORLD

LEOPARD TORTOISE


COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea

Aldabra Island (in the Indian Ocean) - introduced to Mauritius and Reunion Islands

Red Footed Tortoise

Chelonoidis carbonarius

Northern region of South America

Galapagos Tortoises (species complex)

Chelonoidis nigra (species complex)

Galapagos Islands

Sulcata Tortoise
or African Spurred Tortoise

Centrochelys sulcata

Southern Sahara Desert, Africa

Indian Star Tortoise

Geochelone elegans

India Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Burmese Star Tortoise

Geochelone platynota

Myanmar (Burma)

 

Marginated Tortoise

Testudo marginata

Greece, Italy, and the Balkans in Southern Europe

Leopard Tortoise

Stigmochelys pardalis

Eastern and southern Africa, from Sudan to the southern Cape

Hermann's Tortoise

Testudo hermanni

Southern Europe



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