Sal Forest Tortoise is also known as the elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata).
Habitat: It is widely distributed over eastern as well as northern India and Southeast Asia.
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
CITES: Appendix II
Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972: Schedule IV
Threat: Hunted for food, local use such as decorative masks and international wildlife trade.