How to care for a Sulcata Tortoise
A sulcata tortoise, native to a semi-arid environment, are demanding animals to care for. They will grow to weigh over 80 pounds and live for over 75 years. A basic aquarium is not an adequate habitat for your sulcata tortoise. You will need a lot of...
The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), also called the sulcata
tortoise, is a species of tortoise, which inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara ...
Care sheet for the sulcata tortoise (Geochelone [Centrochelys] sulcata).
Furthermore, among the various species of tortoises, one of the most popular
ones to be selected as pets are sulcata tortoises. Also known as the African ...
are herbivorous, grazing tortoises
and need a high fiber/low protein diet, provided with a variety of grasses and hays (at least 75% of diet) along with some edible weeds and flowers (dandelions, clover, endive, edible flowers, weeds, cactus pads). Da... More »
Sulcata tortoises are native to more northern parts of Africa, ranging from the
southern edge of the Sahara down through the arid countries, including Senegal,
Commonly referred to as sulcatas, are a hearty tortoise from the deserts of Africa.
The do extremely well locally given proper care. They start off small and cute ...
Aug 31, 2013 ... In this video, he tells you seven cool facts about Sulcata tortoises, also known as
African spurred tortoises and African spur thigh tortoises.
The African Sulcata Tortoise (Geochelone sulcata), or African Spurred Tortoise, is
surpassed in size only by the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands and ...
Owning a sulcata tortoise is a big commitment. Not only do they get very big, but
they also live a very long time. In most cases, they will outlive their owners.