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Leopard Tortoise

Leopard Tortoise

  • September 12, 2017

The leopard tortoise is the second largest tortoise native to Africa, with the African spurred tortoise being the only one larger than it. Two sub-species are commonly recognized: Stigmochelys pardalis babcocki and Stigmochelys pardalis pardalis. Babcocki is the most common species in the pet…

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African Spurred Tortoise

African Spurred Tortoise

  • September 12, 2017

The African Spurred tortoise is another type of tortoise under the testudo genus, sharing close similarities to Hermann's torotise, and the Marginated tortoise. Diet Tortoises are herbivores like most other tortoises. In the wild, they consume many types of grasses,…

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Indian Star Tortoise

Indian Star Tortoise

  • September 9, 2017

Diet A Indian star tortoise diet consists of only plant vegetation; they mostly eat grasses, herbaceous leaves, flowers, and fruit, and sometimes insects, carrion, and dung. The diet should also include fibrous plants like grasses and weeds with occasional fruit.…

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Golden Greek Tortoise

Golden Greek Tortoise

  • September 8, 2017

Diet Greek tortoises primarily live off of plant food. Tortoises are completely herbivorous animals and shouldn’t be given animal products at all, such as meat and dairy. That being said, giving Greek tortoises a cuttlebone to bite on will help…

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Marginated Tortoise

Marginated Tortoise

  • September 7, 2017

Diet The marginated tortoise lives exclusively off the plant life that is native to the European region it inhabits. These plants include: flowers, grasses, weeds, and anything else it can find. Marginated tortoises have a more varied diet, so it…

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Hermann’s Tortoise

Hermann’s Tortoise

  • September 5, 2017

Diet Hermann's tortoises are herbivores like most other tortoises. In the wild, they consume many types of grasses, flowers and other edible plants. If fed grocery store produce, it can be mixed into a tiny salad and may include escarole, opuntia,…

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Russian Tortoise

Russian Tortoise

  • September 4, 2017

When it comes to maintaining a pet tortoise, hardly any individuals know that there are a lot of different tortoise species. Among the most popular species of tortoise is the Russian tortoise; a little tortoise species that if cared for…

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