Keepers can also use plastic tubs, wooden cages, and other enclosures, but glass terrariums are easy to find at the local pet store and they come in a variety of sizes. In the future we hope to release these guys back to the wild in a protected area far away from the pressures of man.

They are named due to the bright red scales on the legs. The fine, sharp particles will cut up and dehydrate tiny insects without harming larger animals or tortoises. For now, do warm water soaks daily for 20 minutes, keep water and tort warm during it. It had heat lamps inside. The elongated Tortoise is listed as Endangered (EN) by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, it is under extreme pressure across most of its range, largely due to it being widely harvested and sold on the Asian food markets. Elongated tortoises and their nice barn. Located in Pheonix, Arizona we supply a variety of Tortoises and Turtles to hobbyists as well as professional breeders. The principal threats to this species are the mass harvesting of the remaining wild populations for the large and growing food markets in China and elsewhere in East Asia.

For your indoor enclosure, include a light to keep the tortoise warm and a mossy substrate to crawl on. Our site offers Live Tortoises and Turtles for sale as well as caging, heating, lighting and feeding supplies. Their plastron is also yellow with dark spots.

Elongated tortoises and their nice barn. If possible, create an outdoor enclosure for the tortoise to enjoy good weather in addition to an indoor enclosure in case of bad weather. Giant leopard tortoise can reach 18-24″ and should be considered large. Typically, they are about 30 cm (12 inches) long and 3.5 kg (7 pounds) as an adult though there are larger specimens. On the thread you need to start, give as much details as possible about the enclosure, temps, substrate, humidity, diet, the way the tort is acting, enclosure size.
It had heat lamps inside. Feb 11, 2019 - Explore lolyouloss's board "turtle" on Pinterest. In captivity they should be fed dark leafy green vegetables, small amounts of meaty foods such as insects, commercial Box Turtle and tortoise food, and occasionally fruit.

Always handle your tortoise with care! Leopard tortoises will appear in both medium and large as they are right in between, growing 11-16″. As with our other tortoises, they need areas to graze and mixtures of sun and shade; a source of clean water; and covered areas for resting and protection against temperature extremes and inclement weather.
Their plastron is also yellow with dark spots. Common Name: Elongated Tortoise Scientific Name: Indotestudo Elongata Current Size: 2-3" Average Adult Size: 10-12" Area of Origin: Southeast Asia; Nepal, India, Borneo Description: Cream shell color mottled with darker patterns very randomly.