Radiated Tortoise | Captive Conservation

Authored by Chris Leone of Garden State Tortoise Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful (and arguably the most beautiful) tortoise species, the Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) is an unmistakable icon in the chelonian world. This somewhat large tortoise (up to 16″ and 35 lbs) stands tall on thick elephantine […]

Outdoor Greek Tortoise

Greek Tortoise | Mediterranean Spur Thigh

Authored by Chris Leone Garden State Tortoise GREEK TORTOISE (Testudo graeca ssp) Naturally found in North Africa, southwest Asia and southern Europe, the Greek tortoise inhabits a variety of spaces. Rocky hillsides, Mediterranean scrub, forests, fields and meadows are all occupied by the tortoises according to subspecies. Some habitats are particularly arid. A highly domed […]

Star Tortoise | Shining Indoor Tortoise

Authored by Andrew Hermes Arizona Tortoise Compound Star Tortoises | Indoor living! Considering a new pet for your apartment or your new “Tiny” house? Limited on space but would really enjoy a new member of the family? Ever think of a tortoise, as a pet? Yes, there are┬ámany different species of tortoises that stay small […]

shell of Star Tortoise