Yellow-footed tortoise

Yellow-footed tortoise

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Chelonoidis denticulatus

The yellow-footed tortoise, also known as the Brazilian giant tortoise, commonly referred to as the Brazilian giant turtle, or more commonly, the big turtle, is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae and is closely related to the red-footed tortoise . It is found in the Amazon Basin of South America. With an average length of 40 cm and the largest known specimen at 94 cm, this is the sixth-largest tortoise species on Earth, after the Galapagos tortoise, the Aldabra tortoise, the African spurred tortoise, the leopard tortoise, and the Asian forest tortoise .

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References

1. Yellow-footed tortoise Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-footed_tortoise
2. Yellow-footed tortoise on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9008/12949796

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