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Elongated Tortoise

Indotestudo elongata

Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Their diet is principally a range of vegetables and edible leaves, however they also consume meat, snails, eggs and other food types
A Creep
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand & Vietnam
Habitat: Forest & Shrubland
Fun Fact
The principal threats to this species are the mass harvesting of the remaining wild populations for the large and growing food markets in China and elsewhere in East Asia. It is also incorrectly believed in China that a mixture, made by grinding up the tortoise’s shell, serves as an aphrodisiac

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