Leopard Tortoise

Leopard Tortoise


Stigmochelys pardalis

The Leopard Tortoise is native to eastern and southern Africa and get their name from the pattern on their shell.

They live scrubland, savannah and semi-arid, thorny grasslands.

In their native habitat, they are sometimes eaten or used to make medicine.

Leopard Tortoises are herbivores and their diet consists of mixed grasses, weeds and greens.

Lifespan – Up to 100 years in captivity.

IUCN Conservation Status – Least Concern


Posted on

September 14, 2016