Expanding the Geometric Tortoise Preserve

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Grantee The Turtle Conservancy
Target Geometric Tortoise (Psammobates geometricus)
Location South Africa
Grant Amount $15,000

The land to be preserved is home to 100 to 200 of these tortoises representing 10 to 20% of the world’s remaining population of this species.