Common name:Western Hingeback Tortoise
CITES:INT - Appendix II
EU - Appendix B
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Medium to small tortoise.
Males are normally smaller than females with few exceeding 8 inches.
Females are larger and can reach sizes of 11-12 inches.
Shell colour can vary greatly with this species with some dark brown and bland to others with a sandy base colour with speckled and dappled markings and some almost black with subtle radiating patterns. Typically males are less marked than females.