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Description: Small tortoise with a flattened, oblong upper shell (carapace) or tail. Its shell is distinctly patterned, “with each scute having a light brown to yellow center surrounded by a wide, dark brown to black border”. Its head ranges in color from “dark brown to black, with some variable yellow markings” while its limbs are yellowish brown with ”large yellow scales” covering the back legs.
Range:the dry, deciduous forests scattered along the western coast of Madagascar
Diet: fallen fruits from trees, the shoots and leaves of bushes.