Sulcata Tortoise

Sulcata Tortoise 

Sulcata tortoises are one of the largest tortoise species in the world and the largest mainland tortoise.  They get their name from the spurs on their hind legs. 

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME GEOCHELONE SULCATA
WHERE IN THE WILD? SAVANNAS, SCRUBLANDS, GRASSLANDS OF NORTHERN AFRICAN AND SAHARA DESERT
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? HERBIVORE
LIFE EXPECTANCY 30-80 YEARS