Afghan Tortoise 
 
 

Scientific Name:
Testudo horsfieldii
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Central Asian Tortoise, Four-toed Tortoise, Horsfield's Tortoise, Steppe Tortoise
Group:
Reptiles
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1996
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Facts Summary:
The Afghan Tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. This species is also known by the following name(s): Central Asian Tortoise, Four-toed Tortoise, Horsfield's Tortoise, Steppe Tortoise.


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