Leopard Tortoise

Leopard Tortoise

LEOPARD TORTOISE

Stigmochelys pardalis

  • Native to: 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.
  • Diet: Leopard Tortoises are herbivores and their diet consists of mixed grasses, weeds and greens.
  • Lifespan: Up to 100 years in captivity.
  • IUCN Status: Least Concern.
  • Fun Facts: In their native habitat, they are sometimes eaten or used to make medicine.
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September 14, 2016

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