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South Central Africa Gallery

The following species can be found in the geographic area described above. Click on the small photo below to see the full size image. Please note that the while some species have ranges that exceed the outlined areas other species indicated may not be found everywhere in that area.  Because of the numbers of species in some of these areas most will only  have one photo of each shown. For more photos of a species please check the galleries organized by Genus by clicking here: Galleries Organized by Genus

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Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania


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Caretta caretta

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas

Green Sea Turtle

Cycloderma frenatum

Zambezi Flapshell Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata

Hawksbill Turtle

Geochelone pardalis babcocki

Leopard Tortoise

Geochelone pardalis pardalis

Leopard Tortoise (in habitat)

Kinixys belliana belliana

Bell's Hingeback Tortoise

Kinixys belliana nogueyi

Western Bell's Hingeback Tortoise (mating)

Kinixys erosa

Forest Hingeback Tortoise

Kinixys speki

Speke's Hinge-Back Tortoise

Lepidochelys olivacea

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Malacochersus tornieri

Pancake tortoise

Pelomedusa subrufa

African Helmeted Turtle

Pelomedusa subrufa nigra

Black African Helmeted Turtle

Pelusios bechuanicus

Okavango Hinged Terrapin

Pelusios niger

West African Black Forest Turtle

Pelusios sinuatus

Serrated Hinged Terrapin

Pelusios subniger

East African Black Mud Turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans (hatchlings)

Red-eared Slider (introduced)



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