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Padloper or Parrot-beaked tortoise

Homopus areolatus

Description:

Juvenile found while walking in the veld. The species are threatened due to habitat destruction.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

What a beautiful carapace!

Johan Heyns
Spotted by
Johan Heyns

Hessequa Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 16, 2014
Submitted on Feb 22, 2015

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