Russian, aka Horsfield's Tortoise complete, fully skeletalised, "exploded" - under glass dome - Testudo horsfieldii - 265×135×135 mm

Description
Russian, aka Horsfield's Tortoise complete, fully skeletalised, "exploded" - under glass dome - Testudo horsfieldii - 265×135×135 mm
2016 - Asia - CITES Appendix II - Annex B in the EU

Beautiful 3D reconstruction of a Russian turtle.
The carapace was dissected into two parts, then attached on 2 glass plates. The bones of the turtle skeleton have been applied on a larger plate in the centre, reconstructing the skeleton in its original form.
The application on the 3 glass plates creates a pleasant three-dimensional effect that allows to admire every detail of this fantastic specimen.
The whole has been placed under glass case, for protection and adornment.

Specimen not protected by CITES.

Shell size: 75 x 75 mm
Showcase size: 265 x 135 x 135 mm
Weight: 1109 g
Origin: Asia

Lot details
Specimen
Russian, aka Horsfield's Tortoise
Object
complete, fully skeletalised, "exploded" - under glass dome
Scientific Name
Testudo horsfieldii
Origin
Asia
CITES relevancy
CITES Appendix II - Annex B in the EU
Condition
Preserved
Year
2016
Dimensions
265×135×135 mm
Weight
1109 g
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