Sulcata Tortoise
Origin: Belgium

Latin Name: Centrochelys Sulcata

Habitat: Semiarid grassland, savannas and scrub land

Diet: Grass, plants, flowers and vegetables

Lifespan: Up to 150 years

Average Size: Height: 83 cm, Weight: Up to 105 kg.


Third species of tortoise in the world.  They are known for their pleasant temperament and are known to double in size every three years.  They have thick skin, usually golden brown or sand-coloured with the upper part of the shell brown in colour.