Red Foot Tortoise

Scientific Name:

  • Geochelone carbonaria

Description:

  • A very colorful tropical tortoise, easily available, very hardy that makes a wonderful pet.
  • It is also known as Savanna Tortoise, Red-Legged or Red Footed

Distribution:

  • It’s found in Central and South American

Breeding:

  • After 4 – 5 Years Old, 1 to 8 eggs per clutch, 4 months incubation

Nesting:

  • During rainy season

Size:

  • Up to 14 inches length for male; 12 inches length for female; reach this sizeesa in 15 years

Life Span:

50 years or more

Diet:

  • Omnivores
  • Grasses, flowers Various fruits (e.g. Plums, Peaches, Strawberries, Apples with skin, Starfruits, Papayas, Mangos, Tomatoes, etc), Carrots, Mushrooms, Beans, Peas, Veggies, & Dark Leafy Greens
  • Meat also can be fed, like high quality canned reptile, dog or cat food, Cooked Eggs, White Cheese, Low-Fat Meat

Habitat:

  • Terrestrial; tropical forests, dry grassland
  • Clean surrounding

Tortoise Common Disease:

Other tortoise information:

  • Some people believe tortoise bring good luck to them. As a pet owner, take good care of your tortoise!