This animal is critically endangered due to habitat loss and collection for the international pet trade. It lives in thorny brush and can survive up to 60 years.
- Scientific Name: Astrochelys radiata
- Range: Southern Madagascar
- Status in the Wild: Critically Endangered
- Location in the Zoo: Duck Lake, Wortham World of Primates orangutan habitat
- Cool Animal Fact:Named for the radiating lines on its shell.