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Cunningham, P.L. 2006. Reptilia: Ciielonia


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Reptilia: Ciielonia - Testudinidae - Psammobates oculiferus (Kuhl, 1820) Serrated or Kalahari Tent Tortoise.

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Psammobates oculiferus is poorly known despite its wide distribution in southern Africa (Branch, W.R., 1998: Field Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town). Its range includes the northern three quarters of Namibia as far south as Mariental, but excludes the and western Namib Desert region (Griffin, M., 2003: Annotated Checklist and Provisional National Conservation Status of Namibian Reptiles. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, Namibia.). Research conducted on three individuals (1y & 2d`) from the Windhoek area, central Namibia has resulted in thernfollowing information regarding lying-up placed selected.

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