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The Radiated Tortoise, also known as the Sokake, is incredibly beautiful. Some maintain that it is the most beautiful of all the tortoises. It is a rare species, and those who are lucky enough to own them have a wonderful addition to their collections.

. They are herbivores, and in the wild their diet consists of succulents and grasses. In captivity, they are reported to have a very strong attraction to red foods and do well on a variety of vegetables and fruits. These tortoises are very rare and considered highly endangered in the wild. They are also not common in captivity. Captive breeding programs are vital to the continued survival of this species, and luckily captive breeding attempts have been relatively successful. These tortoises are relatively rare in captivity and are quite expensive.

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