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Impressed Tortoise

Manouria impressa

Description:

This tortoise was trying to climb over a rock about his size, putting so much effort, in the end he succeed. This tortoise can be identified by its relatively flattened carapace, which has a strongly serrated rim and concave scutes, from which the common and scientific names derive.

Notes:

Spotted this tortoise in a tourist farm site in Cameron Highland, Malaysia.


1 Comment

BenKula
BenKula 5 years ago

many thanks to Mr. James McNair for the ID~!

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

http://www.arkive.org/impressed-tortoise... - according to this article the scutes being flattened is normal for this species

BenKula
Spotted by
BenKula

Malaysia

Lat: 4.50, Long: 101.40

Spotted on Dec 13, 2014
Submitted on Dec 14, 2014

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