Can anyone identify this tortoise carapace from the Congo?

Ethnos

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I need to identify this African tortoise species from only the carapace. Any ideas?
 

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Poor guy. Hope he didn't suffer too long.
 

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I need to identify this African tortoise species from only the carapace. Any ideas?
As TeamZissou stated, that carapace is that of an aquatic turtle rather than that of a tortoise. The probability of it being a type of Sideneck Turtle is very high.
 

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