Gallery description : galapagos tortoise

The average weight is 200-300kg (441-661lbs). These reptiles usually live 100-150 years. Galapagos Tortoise is a reptile that usually inhabits volcanic lowlands and shrub land. It has a scales skin type. The diet is herbivore. The maximum speed it is able to reach is 0.5km/h (0.3mph). Galapagos Tortoise which methodical name is geochelone nigra has a size 1-1.2m (3.2-4ft).

Facts about galapagos tortoises
NameGalapagos Tortoise
PredatorsHuman, hawk, wild dogs
Top Speed0.5km/h (0.3mph)
Skin TypeScales
Main PreyGrass, fruit, cactus
Scientific NameGeochelone nigra
Conservation StatusEndangered
FamilyTestudinidae
Weight200-300kg (441-661lbs)
OrderTestudines
ClassReptilia
HabitatVolcanic lowlands and shrub land
KingdomAnimalia
ColourBrown, grey
Life Span100-150 years
Average Litter Size24
GenusGeochelone
DietHerbivore
TypeReptile
Size1-1.2m (3.2-4ft)
LifestyleSolitary
PhylumChordata
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Description Galapagos tortoise. Galápagos Tortoise
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