Aldabra Tortoise

Aldabra Tortoise

Scientific Name

Aldabrachelys gigantea

Range

Islands north of Madagascar

Habitats

Grasslands

What do they eat?

Herbivorous; grass, leaves, & woody plants

Status

Vulnerable

Conservation Threats

Habitat loss and climate change 

Fun Facts
  • These tortoises can reach over 150 years old
  • Males can reach weights of over 500 pounds

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