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Speke's Hinge-back Tortoise

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Other name: Speke’s Hinged Tortoise; Savannah Hinged Tortoise

Scientific name: Kinixys spekii

Range/Habitat: The upgrade of the Speck’s Hinge-back Tortoise from K. belliana subspecies to its own species is a more recent development. They are typically found in sandy or wooded savannas scattered throughout parts of southern Africa. They are a burrowing tortoise.

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I’ve kept these unique African natives in zoos and at...
Review by: findiviglio (104) June 13, 2016 12:58
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