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A critically endangered ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Two critically endangered ploughshare tortoises (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Two critically endangered ploughshare tortoises (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta.

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A critically endangered, male ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at the Turtle Conservancy. This is the most endangered tortoise species in the world, with less than 500 in the wild and a few hundred in captivity.

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A critically endangered, male ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at the Turtle Conservancy. This is the most endangered tortoise species in the world, with less than 500 in the wild and a few hundred in captivity.

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A row of critically endangered ploughshare tortoises (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta. These animals were confiscated after being stolen. They are valued at about $10,000 each.

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