The leopard tortoise lives in savannah regions.
IN THE WILD – Fallen fruit, vines, grasses, wild mushrooms and leaves
IN THE ZOO – Various greens, hay and specially formulated tortoise chow
- Females lay up to 30 eggs in a nest 10 inches deep
- Can live 80 to 90 years
- Depend on other senses to find food and avoid predators
- Have a row of small toenails enabling them to dig
- Can go underwater for up to 10 minutes