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Speke's Hingeback Tortoise

Kinyxis spekii

Description:

A species of turtle in the family Testudinidae endemic to Africa

Habitat:

Inhabits savannahs and dry bush. Tends to inhabit more wooded areas during the dry season and moves to the grasslands when the summer rains come.

Notes:

This guy was definitely on the move. Summer rains have just started here in the low veld of Mpumalanga

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2 Comments

Awesome capture 10wildfig,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

What a great shot 10wildfig! Interesting notes too. This is our Spotting of the Day!

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Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lat: -25.37, Long: 31.02

Spotted on Nov 22, 2016
Submitted on Nov 22, 2016

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