Facts Summary: The Burmese Starred Tortoise (Geochelone platynota) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): Myanmar. This species is also known by the following name(s): Flatback Tortoise.
Burmese Starred Tortoise Facts Last Updated: January 1, 2016
To Cite This Page:
Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Burmese Starred Tortoise Facts" (Online).
Accessed 3/23/2019 at http://earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?sp=2999&ID=3.
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