Aldabran TortoiseFebruary 13, 2016
Leopard TortoiseFebruary 13, 2016
Up to 22 cm. A small, broad, flat tortoise with a uniquely flexible shell.
At low altitude, in and around rocky hills in savanna. Endemic to Kenya and Tanzania.
Diurnal, may be crepuscular. Expert climbers on rocks. Hide in rock cracks and under boulders, sometimes in holes when inactive, often in groups.
They eat plants and invertebrates.
Mating, male bites the female's legs and neck and tries tobturn her over. A single egg is laid.