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Indian star tortoise

Geochelone elegans


The Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is a species of tortoise found in dry areas and scrub forest in India and Sri Lanka.

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Christiane 9 years ago

Great spotting... I like the 2. photo...

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

What a beautiful tortoise. I especially like the second photo. Since you show man-made markings in the third photo, is this in a reserve of some kind? Could you tell us more about where you spotted them?

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Gujarat, India

Spotted on Jul 27, 2007
Submitted on May 21, 2012

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