What Is a Baby Tortoise Called?


A baby tortoise is called a hatchling. Tortoises are land-dwelling reptiles and are shielded from their predators by their shells. The eggs undergo an incubation period of 60 to 120 days. A mature hatchling uses its egg tooth to break out of its shell.
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In the wild desert tortoises will hibernate in a burrow their first winter. Hibernation protects them from freezing temperatures and flooding. The Arizona Game and Fish Department
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A baby Desert Tortoise is called a hatchling, or baby tortoise.
A baby tortoise is called a hatchling. A hatchling should be sheltered in a well-ventilated wooden or glass tank, called a vivarium.
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