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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. This species is quite popular in the exotic pet trade too.


These were in captive in a zoological park i worked for.

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indian star tortoise
geochelone elegans Star Tortoise - Geochelone elegans - Overview

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 13.01, Long: 80.22

Spotted on Nov 13, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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