Aldabra


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Aldabra

an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965--76); now administratively part of the Seychelles
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Minister Morgan said: Moving Aldabra to the Seychelles register, where it joins two of its A320 cousins, is a brilliant achievement for Air Seychelles that shows the positive strides it is making to continue strengthening the business.
The MWF released 20 Aldabra tortoises on Ile aux Aigrettes in 2000, as part of ongoing restoration work on the island.
Biologists have used 49 different Latin names for the giants of the Aldabra Moll in the western Indian Ocean.
Close to the stables I became aware of the hotel's collection of Aldabra Giant Tortoises which, despite their great age - some as old as 165 - still stretched out their scaly necks to regard me disdainfully.
Some observations on Nesillas aldabranus, the endangered brush warbler of Aldabra Atoll, with hypotheses on its distribution.
Randall, 22 Mar 1979; USNM 274833, 10: 15-57 mm, Seychelles, Aldabra Atoll, Picard Island, 1-10 m, B.
The Aldabra tortoises tucked into a gift of watermelon carved like a Christmas tree and some lettuce leaves.
last, but not least, is the aldabra giant tortoise.
The aircraft is named in honor of Aldabra island, a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of Seychelles' most remote and pristine islands.
Distribution: Widespread in Afrotropical Region (including Aldabra, Astove, Cape Verde and Madagascar Is.
RELEASE OF 30 YOUNG ALDABRA GIANT TORTOISES Frgate Island has the second largest population of Aldabra Giant Tortoises, with approximately 2,000 free-roaming individuals.
Polhemus (1990) for Aldabra Atoll in the Western Indian Ocean, and Andersen and Weir (2000) for Australia.