İngilizce Hayvan Tanıtımı - Kaplumbağa
Kaplumbağa hakkında ingilizce bilgiler
The Ploughshare (Angonoka) tortoise is an endangered species of tortoise that lives in tropical grasslands and dry scrub forests of northwestern Madagascar. These tortoises are on the verge of extinction due to habitat loss and pigs (who eat the tortoises eggs).
Anatomy: The Angonoka tortoise has a hard[ highly-domed upper shell (the carapace) which is up to about 17 inches (43 cm) long. Males are larger than females.
Behavior: There is a horn-like (plow-shaped) projection on the plastron (lower shell) between the front legs. When males fight other males ] they use this projection to ram and overturn their opponent.
Diet: The Angonoka tortoise is an herbivore (plant eater). It eats grasses[ and a wide variety of plants.
Reproduction: The female lays 3 to 6 white[ then abandons them. These tortoises reach maturity at about 20 years of age.
Classification: Kingdom Animalia (animals) Species yniphora.