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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...

Captive Desert Tortoise Diet - Arizona Game & Fish Department

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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  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Plants and foods - DonsDesertTortoises

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This page will eventually contain lists of good plants for food, poisonous plants KNOWN to harm desert tortoises, and hopefully, in the future, either photos of the  ...

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, ...

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 ...

Desert Tortoise Fact Sheet - San Diego Zoo Global Library

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Common name: desert tortoise; Scientific name: Gopherus - from French "gaufre" ..... feces by desert tortoises and notes other records of eating scat of woodrats, ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Information about Desert Tortoises - Desert Tortoise Council

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With summer rains, the tortoises will emerge from burrows to drink, travel, or eat. Adults engage in courtship behaviors during summer in the early morning, late ...