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Our Sulcata Tortoises have to be seen to be believed! Watch as they bask in the sun & enjoy frolicking around with their playmate our fabulous Did-Dik, Thanos.

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Sulcata Tortoise

Centrochelys sulcata

  • DietVegetarian. A sulcata tortoise diet consists of vegetation. Good foods include dandelion, clover, honeysuckle, leafy salads, watercress, curly kale, brussel tops, spring greens, coriander, parsley, rocket, carrot, parsnip, courgette and bell peppers.

  • GroupA Creep

  • PopulationThe wild population of sulcata tortoises is unknown, but their numbers are declining.

  • Did you know?The African spurred tortoise, also called the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise inhabiting the southern edge of the Sahara desert in Africa. It is the third-largest species of tortoise in the world, the largest mainland species of tortoise, and the only extant species in the genus Centrochelys.


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