Galapagos Tortoise

Meet NJ the Galapagos Tortoise. The hatching of this tiny tortoise marked a milestone in for Taronga Western Plains Zoo being the first Galapagos Tortoise hatchling in Australasia.
Region: South america
Scientific name: Geochelone nigra

Scientific Classification

Species class: Reptilia
Genus: Geochelone
Order:  Testudines
Phylum:  Chordata
Species: Geochelone nigra

See this animal at

Taronga Western Plains Zoo