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Aldabra giant tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea


The carapace is a brown or tan color with a high domed shape. It has stocky, heavily scaled legs to support its heavy body


The tortoises exploit many different kinds of habitat including grasslands, low scrub, mangrove swamps, and coastal dunes.


i captured it in Chennai crocodile bank, Chennai, India

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Union Territory of Puducherry, India

Spotted on Sep 22, 2009
Submitted on May 30, 2011

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