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Wildlife Conservation Society

Radiated Tortoise in Madagascar

Caption: The once abundant radiated tortoise has disappeared from wide areas of its native habitat in southern Madagascar due to hunting for food and the illegal pet trade.

Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society

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