Brazilian Giant Tortoise 
 
 

Scientific Name:
Geochelone denticulata
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Forest Tortoise, South American Yellow-footed Tortoise
Group:
Reptiles
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1996
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)

Facts Summary:
The Brazilian Giant Tortoise (Geochelone denticulata) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica). This species is also known by the following name(s): Forest Tortoise, South American Yellow-footed Tortoise.


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