Gallery description : tortoise

Tortoise is a reptile that inhabits sandy soil close to water. It has a scales skin type. The diet is herbivore. These reptiles usually live 30-150 years. The top speed it can reach is 0.5km/h (0.3mph). Tortoise which methodical name is geochelone elegans usually has a size 6-120cm (2.4-47in). The average weight is 0.1-300kg (0.2-661lbs).

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Facts about tortoises
NameTortoise
TypeReptile
ClassReptilia
DietHerbivore
FamilyTestudinidae
LifestyleSolitary
Weight0.1-300kg (0.2-661lbs)
Size6-120cm (2.4-47in)
KingdomAnimalia
Conservation StatusEndangered
Scientific NameGeochelone elegans
PredatorsFox, badger, coyote
Skin TypeScales
HabitatSandy soil close to water
PhylumChordata
Top Speed0.5km/h (0.3mph)
Average Litter Size5
Life Span30-150 years
Main PreyGrass, weeds, leafy greens
OrderTestudines
ColourGrey, brown, black, yellow, green
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