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African Spurred Tortoise


African Spurred Tortoise

Common Name: African Spurred Tortoise
Scientific Name: Geochelone sulcata

This Sahara Desert native can grow up to 2 feet long.
It digs burrows to protect from the heat.
This tortoise is a vegetarian. It gets its name from 2 or 3
spurs on the side of its tail.

8/22/03

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