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Testudo species ID?

Photo taken at Antwerp Zoo on August 19th 2018. In this enclosure three Testudo species are kept: T. marginata, T. hermanni and T. graeca. Which of the three is this one?

Testudo species ID?
KevinB, 24 Aug 2018
    • J I N X
      Can't be T .marginata because the posterior end of the shell is not the right shape and judging by the relatively small size of the scales on the front legs my best bet is T. hermanni.
    • KevinB
      @J I N X Thank you. I knew it wasn't T. marginata. My thought was also T. hermanni but definite distinguish characterics from T. graeca can't be seen in this photo so I didn't really want to put it down for sure and prefered to leave room for doubt.
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