Sal Forest Tortoise

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.


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