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ID on tortoise?

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ID on tortoise?

Postby Rodwraylva » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:31 pm

I am not going to say where this is, as I think it might be geometric tortoise.

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Can anyone help?
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Re: ID on tortoise?

Postby Primogen » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:39 pm

Geometric tortoise
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Re: ID on tortoise?

Postby jka » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:42 pm

Whatsapp me where in the karoo you found it.
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Re: ID on tortoise?

Postby Lourance Klose » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:22 pm

At first glance I was sure it was P tentorius and now after our discussion I am certain it is P tentorius. If you had to consider the sub-species then it would P t verroxii.

Good record, I always consider Tent tortoises to be a great find.
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Re: ID on tortoise?

Postby Rodwraylva » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:32 pm

Thanks for the help, the area was close to Sutherland.
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