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Tortoise: Angulate

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basde_vos
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Tortoise: Angulate

Unread post by basde_vos » Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:49 pm

Hi all,

Who can help me out with IDing some tortoises?

3. Spotted in Cape of Good Hope.

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4. Spotted in Cape of Good Hope.

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5. Spotted in Cape of Good Hope. Could be Angulata Tortoise?

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Thanks a lot,

Bas

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BushSnake
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Re: Tortoise ID needed

Unread post by BushSnake » Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:16 pm

#3 - 5 Angulate tortoise / (no idea what the Afrikaans name is) / Chersina angulata

They may be common, but it's always nice to see a tortoise...
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Mant
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ID needed.

Unread post by Mant » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:01 pm

Hi,

Could anybody help me identify this tortoise I found in the Table Mountain National Park.

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Thanks,

Samantha

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oddesy
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Re: Tortoise I.D needed from TMNP

Unread post by oddesy » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:08 pm

Thats an angulate tortoise, found in the cape coastal regions :)
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