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Asian tortoise

(Manouria emys)

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Description

The Asian forest tortoise is the largest tortoise in mainland Asia.The largest adults of the northern subspecies,Manouria emys phayrei,can reach 25 kg (55 lb) in the wild and much more than that in captivity.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Testudinidae
Genus:Manouria
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