Tortoise collection

Chaco Tortoise

The Chaco Tortoise is considered a threatened animal. They are becoming less populous primarily because of habitat destruction and the pet trade. Around 75,000 Chaco Tortoises are captured yearly to sell as pets in Argentina and Paraguay, however, Ch

Burmese Brown Tortoise

There are two subspecies of Burmese Brown Tortoise. This section describes the nominate species (Manouria emys emys) which is the smaller of the two. The average mature Burmese Brown Tortoise's carapace length will rarely exceed 40 centimeters in len

Bow-Sprit Tortoise

Moderately sized tortoises, the Bow-Sprit Tortoise averages between ten and twenty centimeters in length and weighs around one kilogram. The top of their shell, or carapace, is long and usually tan in color. As Bow-Sprit Tortoises age, their shell be

Aldabra Giant Tortoise

The Aldabra Tortoise is very large. Females often weigh 350 pounds or more, while males average around 550 pounds. They are usually black or dark gray in color and have a rounded shell, or carapace.

African Spurred Tortoise

Sulcata Tortoises are very large animals. They can weigh over 200 pounds and can reach up to 36 inches in length. Like other tortoises, they are very long lived

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