Monday, 4 February 2013

Bowsprit Tortoise

Bowsprit Tortoise
The Bowsprit Tortoise is a small tortoise with a variable shell. They have "bowsprits" which are protrusion from their plastrons under their chins. They live in the South-Western part of South Africa and as far North as Southern Namibia. Their habitat is a large variety of coastal scrub vegetation. (Rooipens skilpad - Chersina Angulata)

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