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Geometric tortoise (Psammobates geometricus). This small (10-18 centimetre) endangered tortoise is native to southern Africa. The main threats to its survival are habitat fragmentation, the invasion of alien plant species that it cannot eat, and collection for the exotic pet trade. Photographed in Cape Province, South Africa.
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