CHANSA, W. & WAGNER, P. (2006)

On the status of Malacochersus tornieri  (SIEBENROCK, 1903) in Zambia.

Salamandra 42 (2/3): 187-190. ISSN 0036-3375.


The pancake tortoise Malacochersus tornieri is recorded for the first time from north-eastern Zambia. A two weeks study was carried out during the rainy season 2003 in hilly areas with kopjes (rocky outcrops), which are typical habitats for the pancake tortoise. Sixty-eight (66+2) individuals were sighted, captured, marked by toe clipping and released. Only two individuals were captured twice.

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