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Kinixys (hinge-back tortoises)

Wikipedia Abstract

Kinixys is a genus of turtles in the family Testudinidae. They are native to Africa, and commonly known as hinged tortoises.Most of the Kinixys species are omnivores. They feed mainly on a wide range of different leaves, weeds, roots, flowers and fruits. However, they also eat worms, insects and other small invertebrates.
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Kinixys belliana (Bell’s Hingeback Tortoise) (Attributes)
Kinixys erosa (Eroded Hingeback Tortoise) (Attributes)
Kinixys homeana (Home’s Hingeback Tortoise)
Kinixys lobatsiana (Lobatse Hingeback Tortoise)
Kinixys natalensis (Natal Hingeback Tortoise)
Kinixys nogueyi (Western hingeback tortoise)
Kinixys spekii (Speke's Hingeback Tortoise)
Kinixys zombensis (Bells Hingeback Tortoise)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Akron Zoological Park
Brevard Zoo
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
Kishinev Zoopark
Pueblo Zoo
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure


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