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Desert tortoise

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The desert tortoises are two species of tortoise native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of the .... Reproduction[edit]. A captive male Sonoran Desert tortoise with visible chin glands eats strawbe...

Arizona Game & Fish Department - Tortoise

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The desert tortoise is completely herbivorous (plant eating), and in the wild, it browses on a wide variety of plants. Likewise, in captivity, the best diet is one that  ...

CTTC: California Turtle & Tortoise Club's Desert Tortoise Care Sheet

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Desert tortoises are known to live as long as 60-80 years, and may live even longer. Because growth varies with food availability and other conditions, tortoises ...

Captive Desert Tortoise Diet PDF

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Captive Desert Tortoise Diet. Favored native ... Desert willow (flowers) (Chilopsis linearis). Evening ... In the wild, tortoises eat many different plants. Provide a ...

Desert Tortoises: A Sad Week - San Diego Zoo Blogs

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Jun 10, 2009 ... Nutrition: Do not feed your desert tortoise (or any reptile) lettuce as its only food source. And absolutely never feed your desert tortoise dog food ...

Tortoise Trust Web - Feeding your tortoise

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Redfoot and Yellowfoot tortoises from South America, for example, will eat a diet comprised ... This California Desert Tortoise was raised on a high protein diet.

The Desert Tortoise's Diet | Animals - mom.me

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Grasses should make up the bulk of a desert tortoise's diet, composing around 85 percent of his total daily food intake. Ideally, the grass will be growing within ...

National Tortoise Day Article: Proper Diet for Desert ... - Dave's Garden

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May 23, 2012 ... There has been some research on what desert tortoises eat in the wild. The list of foods they consume is quite long--too long for this article, ...

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Feeding And Diet - Reptiles Magazine

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Vary your Sonoran desert tortoise diet, as the more food items they consume, the better off they are. Robotortoise/Wikimedia Commons. Q.I have two young ...

Desert Tortoise - DesertUSA

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The Sonoran desert tortoise is flat and pear-shaped, compared to the Western Mojave tortoise which ... It is possible that northern and southern desert tortoises may one day be designated as different species or subspecies. ... Food & Hunting.

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Desert Tortoise Diet Sheet - Anapsid.org

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A desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) diet is comprised mainly of safe ... drop them in the tortoise pen; depending on their mood, the tortoises will eat them fresh ...

Desert Tortoise | Basic Facts About Desert Tortoises | Defenders of ...

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What a desert tortoise eats depends on where it's located within the species' range. A desert tortoise's diet is made up of a variety of vegetation, including annual ...

Care, Husbandry and Diet of the Desert Tortoise - Arizona-Sonora ...

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When dark greens are offered, they should be clean, fresh, and chopped or grated into pieces small enough for the tortoise to eat. Produce foods should be ...