Distribution patterns of Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni GMELIN, 1789, in the region of former Yugoslavia
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The distribution of Hermann's Tortoise Testudo hermanni GMELIN, 1789, in the territory of former Yugoslavia was reviewed based on the records published since the end of the 19th century and the authors' observations. Although anthropogenic translocation of tortoises evidently occurred along the Adriatic coast, some populations in the northern parts of the Adriatic could be relicts of an originally continuous distribution.