Americ & Africa
Males & Female tortoised live on land
The Aldabran can weigh up to 300kg (660 lbs).
Tortoise can grow to about 1.metre!
Over 150 years!!!
The patterns are arranged in ray-like markings and help the tortoise blend in with its environment
A group of tortoises is called a creep.
The lighter the tortoises shell is, the warmer the origin.
They can't swim, but tortoises can hold their breath for a long time.
Tortoises shells have nerve endings, so tortoises can feel every rub, pet, or scratch
Odd fact....They can smell with their throats!