Asian Forest Tortoise

Asian Forest Tortoise

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Asian forest tortoise, also known as Asian brown toroise, is a species of tortoise found in India (Assam), Bangladesh, Burma (or Myanmar), Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo).The largest tortoise in mainland Asia; large adult of the northern subspecies, M.e. phayrei, can reach 25 kg in the wild and much more than that in captivity. Shell considerably depressed, its depth not half its length; anterior and posterior margins reverted, more or less strongly serrated; nuchal present; supracaudal shields two; dorsal shields concentrically striated, often concave; vertebrals much broader than long and at least as broad as costals. Plastron large, gular region somewhat produced and usually notched, hind lobe deeply notched; the pectoral shields may be widely separated from each other, or from a short median suture; axillary shield very small, inguinal large.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136548402
  • 9786136548401