Common name:Burmese star tortoise
IUCN category:Critical endangered
CITES:INT - Appendix I
EU - Appendix A
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The Burmese Star Tortoise has radiating star-shaped patterns on its strongly domed carapace. It has bumps on its shell that look like stars. This tortoise can easily be distinguished from the more common Indian star tortoise by comparing the plastrons of the two species.