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Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world

Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world
Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world
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Hyderabad sources reported that a pair of giant Aldabra tortoises, brought to India as a gift from the President of Seychelles, was today handed over to the Nehru Zoological Park here. An official release said "A pair of giant Aldabra tortoises (male and female) which is endemic to Seychelles, both aged about 20 years, was received from Raymond A Brioche, Chief Executive Officer Botanical Garden, Seychelles, by the officials of the Nehru Zoological Park”.



As per release the Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi, has given its permission to house these tortoises at Nehru Zoological Park and Raymond A Brioche, after handing over the two tortoises, visited the zoo. He appreciated the cleanliness and hygiene of the zoo and described its maintenance as remarkable.

Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world

Moreover Zoo Parks Director Sidhanand Kukretty, Nehru Zoological Park Curator Shivani Dogra and other officials thanked Brioche for gifting the tortoises to the Park. Furthermore the Aldabra giant tortoise from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, is said to be one of the largest tortoises in the world

Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world

Hyderabad Zoo gifted with largest Tortoises in the world
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