Scientific Name Astrochelys yniphora
The angonoka tortoise is one of the most endangered tortoises in the world, with a population of about 100 animals.
- Males larger than females. Pronounced concavity in posterior region of plastron and distinct outward flaring of rear marginals. Enlarged epiplastron.
- Similar to that of Geochelone radiata. Males engage in combat; use their gular scute to ram, push, and occasionally overturn each other.