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Marginated tortoise (Κρασπεδωτή χελώνα)

Testudo marginata

Description:

The marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) is a species of tortoise found in Greece, Italy and the Balkans in southern Europe. It is the largest European tortoise, reaching a weight of up to 5 kg (11 lb) and a length of 35 cm (14 in).

Habitat:

Mountain with undergrowth

Notes:

I heard noise and went close. I saw two turtles to mate and the third to wait its turn.

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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Your welcome, ChristosMaroulis....

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 3 years ago

Thank you very much maplemoth662!

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Beautiful, tortoise photos....

ChristosMaroulis
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ChristosMaroulis

Αττική, Greece

Spotted on Oct 2, 2016
Submitted on Jan 12, 2017

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