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Brief Summary

    Bell's hinge-back tortoise: Brief Summary
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    Bell's hinge-back tortoise (Kinixys belliana) is a species of African tortoise, from the family Testudinidae. It has the hinge that characterizes all tortoises in the genus Kinixys. There are several subspecies (some of which may actually be separate species; see below) and the Bell's hinge-back tortoise is subject to wide variation throughout its extensive range.

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Comprehensive Description

Distribution

    Distribution
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    Continent: Africa
    Distribution: Kenya south to northeastern Republic of South Africa and Swaziland, west to SE Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia and northern Botswana, Tanzania
    Type locality: Central Africa (probably NW Tanzania fide BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991).
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Life Expectancy

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    Maximum longevity: 26.5 years (captivity)
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