Testudo graeca

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Noun1.Testudo graeca - small land tortoise of southern EuropeTestudo graeca - small land tortoise of southern Europe
tortoise - usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica
genus Testudo, Testudo - type genus of the Testudinidae
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Martin Kyek: "Among them were several times also EU legally strictly protected species such as snakes, sand lizards or skulapnattern." A special feature was a Greek tortoise, which was immediately brought to the house of nature.
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Henry is believed to be a Greek tortoise, and is 10in in length.