Sulcata Tortoise (African Spur-Thigh)


The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), also called the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise, which inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara desert, in northern Africa. It is the third-largest species of tortoise in the world and the largest species of mainland tortoise not found on an island and the only species in the genus Centrochelys.

Geochelone sulcataLocale: Northern Africa
Preferred Temp: 85-95 degrees F
Max Size: 30-36 in., 80-110 lbs.
Diet: Rough Plants, Fruits, & Dry Tortoise Diet


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