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Aldabra giant tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

i captured it in Chennai crocodile bank, Chennai, India

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rivu.ghorai
Spotted by
rivu.ghorai

Union Territory of Puducherry, India

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

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