Gallery description : aldabra giant tortoise

The top speed it is able to reach is 0.5kph (0.3mph). The average weight is 150kg - 250kg (330lbs - 550lbs). Aldabra Giant Tortoise usually inhabits grasslands and swamps. It has a scales skin type. The diet is herbivore. The life span is 80 - 255 years. Aldabra Giant Tortoise which methodical name is geochelone gigantea has a size 90cm - 120cm (3ft - 4ft).

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Facts about aldabra giant tortoises
NameAldabra Giant Tortoise
PredatorsGiant crab, humans, cats
PreyGrasses, leaves, flowers
FamilyTestudinidae
Conservation StatusVulnerable
DietHerbivore
Scientific NameGeochelone gigantea
HabitatGrasslands and swamps
KingdomAnimalia
Weight150kg - 250kg (330lbs - 550lbs)
ClassReptilia
GenusGeochelone
GroupReptile
Size (L)90cm - 120cm (3ft - 4ft)
Skin TypeScales
ColourBlack, brown, tan
Top Speed0.5kph (0.3mph)
OrderTestudines
Average Clutch Size15
PhylumChordata
Life Span80 - 255 years
Common NameAldabra giant tortoise
LifestyleDiurnal
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