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.
Q&A Related to "What Is a Baby Tortoise Called"
A Tortoise.
There is no specific name for a baby tortoise. A lot of people called them hatchling
1. Look at the tortoise's feet. If the tortoise has webbed feet, t is likely to be a water turtle that lives in water either all or most of the time. If it has claws in the place
1. Find an enclosure. Tortoise tables are a. must. for tortoise hatchlings being kept indoors. They can't spend their first years in a lame, flimsy glass tank like other reptiles
2 Additional Answers
Ask.com Answer for: what is a baby tortoise called
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.
Explore this Topic
It is recommended that baby tortoises eat mainly a variety of leafy greens. It is also suggested that these greens are soft and easy for the baby to tear apart ...
A baby duck is actually called a duckling. A baby goose is called a gosling and a baby bird is called a hatchling or chick. ...
Baby sloths don't have a distinct name and are usually just referred to as "baby sloths." In the wild, baby sloths stick close to their ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com