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Old Monday 2nd May 2016, 18:19   #1
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Tortoises from Africa

Just going through some old pics and dug these out which i never identified.

Spitzkoppe is in Namibia.

I'll throw in a Frog / Toad too for good measure.

Thanks for any help.

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Old Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 07:49   #2
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The little frog is a Marbled Rubber Frog (Phrynomantis annectens)

I'm not to clued up on tortoises but the second tortoise in the dry grass looks like an Angulate Tortoise (Chersina angulata) although Spitzkoppe is a bit out of their range.

The first Tortoise with the green grass has me stumped are you sure its from Spitzkoppe?

I'll post the pics on the SAreptiles page and see what the experts think.
If that's ok with you?
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Hang on a minute, I thought the location would display in the pics, it clearly doesn't.

1 Is in Choma, Zambia
2 Is at Spitkoppe.

Would appreciate you posting them.


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the left tortoise (yellow brown) is a Speke's Hingeback Tortoise, Kinixys spekii GRAY, 1863
the 2nd one seems to be a Chersina

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