Gallery description : leopard tortoise

The average weight is 18kg - 54kg (40lbs - 120lbs). Leopard Tortoise is a reptile that usually lives in grassland and savannah. It has a scales skin type. The diet is herbivore. These reptiles usually live 50 - 100 years. The top speed it can reach is 0.5km/h (0.3mph). Leopard Tortoise which scientific name is geochelone pardalis is usually 40cm - 70cm (16in - 28in).

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Facts about leopard tortoises
NameLeopard Tortoise
Skin TypeScales
ColourBlack, brown, tan, yellow, grey
Distinctive FeaturesLarge body size and protective, patterned shell
PhylumChordata
TypeReptile
DietHerbivore
Weight18kg - 54kg (40lbs - 120lbs)
LifestyleSolitary
PredatorsCats, dogs, humans
Main PreyGrasses, weeds, flowers
Top Speed0.5km/h (0.3mph)
ClassReptilia
Size (L)40cm - 70cm (16in - 28in)
Life Span50 - 100 years
GenusGeochelone
Scientific NameGeochelone pardalis
Average Clutch Size12
HabitatGrassland and savannah
Conservation StatusThreatened
FamilyTestudinidae
OrderTestudines
KingdomAnimalia
Image Details
Description Leopard tortoise. Leopard Tortoise by nickteezy408 on DeviantArt
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