Pancake TortoiseFebruary 13, 2016
Bell’s Hinged TortoiseFebruary 13, 2016
Up to 70 cm. A large tortoise with black and yellow domed shell, and no hinge.
Semi desert, dry and moist savanna, from sea level to 1500 metres.
Diurnal, shelters midday, active in rainy season.
They eat plants.
Male fight in breeding season, and are equally rough with females. Up to 30 eggs, about 5 cm diameter, are laid, possibly several clutches in season.