Common name:Speckled Tortoise
CITES:INT - Appendix II
EU - Appendix B
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Homopus signatus is the world's smallest species of tortoise (family Testudinidae). The species is commonly known as the speckled tortoise and also known locally as the speckled padloper and internationally as the speckled Cape tortoise. A member of the genus Homopus, it is endemic to South Africa and Southern Namibia.