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Hermann’s Tortoise

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Size:        20cm (8 inches)

Diet: Herbivore(plant eater)

Conservation Status:
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Hermann's Tortoise

Testudo hermanni

Found in Southern & Central Europe

Habitat: Woods, grassland & farmlands.

Diet:        largely vegetarian, and in the wild are known to feed on leguminous plants (beans, clovers, wild lupins) and flowers, as well as snails, slugs, carrion.

Threats: Habitat loss, pet trade and invasive species.