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Chelonoidis carbonaria

2 Species ID Suggestions

Evan Cote
Evan Cote 11 years ago
Box Turtle
Noah Palafox
Noah Palafox 10 years ago
Red-footed tortoises
Chelonoidis carbonaria Red-footed tortoise

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NeilDazet 11 years ago

Thanks for the info Gerardo. I enjoy learning about local turtle names. This one should be added to the Captive Animals mission:

Gerardo Chavarri
Gerardo Chavarri 11 years ago

Yes, this one is a captive animal. Here in Venezuela we call they morrocoy, but I'm not sure if the common name it's Red-footed Tortoise

NeilDazet 11 years ago

Just wondering if this is a captive animal because of the fencing in the background? I like the colorful red markings! Is the common name Morrocoy Tortoise or Red-footed Tortoise? I'm familiar with the red-footed name but not Morrocoy. Is Morrocoy a local name?

Gerardo Chavarri
Gerardo Chavarri 11 years ago

Here in Venezuela they are everywhere.

Hailey2 11 years ago

where can you find these tortoises?

Gerardo Chavarri
Spotted by
Gerardo Chavarri

Parroquia Cachamay, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 20, 2012

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