Paul's Geochelone Sulcata tortoise hatchling—close up view
(Previously posted: "I am not sure what species this tortoise is, but I'll post it as soon as my son clarifies it for me.")
It's an African Spur-Thigh tortoise. Notice the scales on his legs are raised and function as a natural defense mechanism. And check out his huge, long claws!
Just out of the egg and all ready to go. Amazing!