Otherwise, the two genders of the intriguing Aldabra Giant Tortoise appear virtually indistinguishable in appearance.
The substantial tortoise population is self-sustaining and all the elements of its inter-relationship with the terrestrial environment are evident.
The Aldabra drongo is included in the long-term Aldabra landbird monitoring programme and data suggests that the population is currently stable van de Crommenacker et al.
This research found no set pattern of migratory route or fixed foraging location for the small number of turtles tagged.
The villagers built a chapel, in the middle of the trees, using timber and steel; the chapel was considered an essential addition to the plantation houses and office buildings.
An Aldabra tortoise weighing 672 pounds 305 kilograms is the world's largest free-roaming tortoise ever recorded.