Scientific Name: Malacochersus tornieri

Found In: Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania.

Size: Its shell can grow up to 7 inches in length.

Diet: Herbivore: There diet primarily consists of dry grasses and vegetation

Threat Level: Critically endangered – The greatest threats facing the pancake tortoise is overexploitation for the live exotic animal trade.

Facts: Another common name for the pancake tortoise is the softshell tortoise.