Aldabra giant tortoise

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phylum Chordata The Aldabra giant tortoise, from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, is one of the largest tortoises in the world. The carapace is a brown or tan color with a high, domed shape. It has stocky, heavily scaled legs to support its heavy body. The neck of the Aldabra giant tortoise is very long, even for its great size, which helps the animal to exploit tree branches up to a meter from the ground as a food source. Similar in size to the famous Galápagos giant tortoise, its carapace averages 120 centimetres (47 in) in length.

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clade Anapsida
order Testudines
suborder Cryptodira
family Testudinidae
genus Aldabrachelys
species A. gigantea