Sulcata Tortoise

  • $104.99


In store price: 99.99

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We do our utmost for any live animals under our care to ensure their health and happiness. We do this by recreating their environment of origin to the best of our ability. We also make sure that the animal is in good health and eating before it leaves our care. We will also email you a current photograph of the animal being purchased on the day of shipment. Feel free to call us anytime within store hours for any further inquiries. We would be happy to help you. Thank you.

The Sulcata Tortoise, also known as the African Spurred Tortoise, is the third-largest species of tortoise in the world after the Galapagos tortoise, and Aldabra giant tortoise, and the largest of the mainland tortoises. Adults can reach 83 cm (33 in) and can weigh 105 kg (231 lb). They grow from hatchling size (2–3 in) very quickly, reaching 6-10 in (15–25 cm) within the first few years of their lives. They can live more than 70 years. Sulcata tortoises are herbivores. Primarily, their diets consist of many types of grasses and plants, high in fiber and very low in protein. Flowers and other plants including cactus pads can be consumed. Feeding of fruit should be avoided.