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Saddled-backed tortoise of Mauritius

Meet The Mauritius Saddle-Backed Giant Tortoise

The Dodo is often associated to Mauritius.  It is an endemic but sadly extinct bird that once walked the island of Mauritius.  Numerous other species faced a similar fate to the Dodo of which little is known.  One such animal is the Mauritius saddle-backed giant

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