The Angulate Tortoise (Afrikaans name Rooipens skilpad) has a zigzag pattern around the margin of the Carapace, this gets darker as the tortoise gets older. It is endemic to the Southern and Western Cape Coast.

We have seen them eat a variety of foods such as grass, flowers, herbal plants and leaves. We also saw this tiny little one crossing the road. You have to be careful driving through the park so that you don’t run them over.

We have seen them mostly in the West Coast National Park at times in great numbers, on the side of the road and in amongst the wild flowers.

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