Threatened species of Geochelone

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Other Names:
Threatened species of island tortoise

Many species of Geochelone have been wiped out due to overexploitation in their harvesting for meat, oil and the wildlife trade.

Introduced species on islands such as dogs, pigs, goats and rats have had devastating effects on species of island tortoises.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
24.09.2020 – 00:38 CEST