Angulated Tortoise 
Angulated Tortoise
Angulated Tortoise
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Scientific Name:
Geochelone yniphora
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Angonoka Tortoise, Ploughshare Tortoise, Madagascar Angulated Tortoise, Madagascar Tortoise, Astrochelys yniphora
Group:
Reptiles
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: June 14, 1976
CR-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
 
 

Facts Summary:
The Angulated Tortoise (Geochelone yniphora) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): Malagasy Republic (Madagascar). This species is also known by the following name(s): Angonoka Tortoise, Ploughshare Tortoise, Madagascar Angulated Tortoise, Madagascar Tortoise, Astrochelys yniphora.

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