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Hermann's tortoise

Testudo hermanni

Description:

Hermann's tortoises are small to medium-sized tortoises from southern Europe. Young animals and some adults have attractive black and yellow-patterned carapaces, although the brightness may fade with age to a less distinct gray, straw, or yellow coloration. They have slightly hooked upper jaws and, like other tortoises, possess no teeth, just strong, horny beaks.

Habitat:

Urban

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 months ago

Wonderful shell patterns.

Melissia, Greece

Spotted on Mar 24, 2021
Submitted on Mar 31, 2021

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