WENCHANG, July 12, 2014 - Sulcata tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) hatchlings are seen at a cultivation center in Wenchang, south China's Hainan Province, July 11, 2014. (140712) -- WENCHANG, July 12, 2014 (Xinhua) -- An adult Sulcata tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) is seen at a cultivation center in Wenchang, south China's Hainan Province, July 11, 2014. A chelonian cultivation center in Wenchang has succeeded in hatching over 1,000 Sulcata tortoises. The new hatchlings were given birth to by adults imported from Africa. The sulcata tortoise, which originally lives near the seashores on the southwestern edge of the Sahara desert, is an endangered species on the IUCN Red List.

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An adult Sulcata tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) is seen at a cultivation center in Wenchang, south China's Hainan Province, July 11, 2014.

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