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  Burmese Star Tortoise

 

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The carapace of the Burmese Star Tortoise has dark brown or black triangular to diamond shaped patterns against a contrasting pale yellow background, forming yellow radiating stripes that have star-like designs. Typically, it has six or less yellow radiating stripes, which differs from the Indian Star Tortoise (fig.). See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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