Aldabra giant tortoise
Aldabrachelys gigantea / Aldabra giant tortoise
- Grasslands and scrublands
- Grasses, shoots, foliage, fruits
- Gestation/breeding period
- 85 - 160 days
- Mode of life
~ 1.20 m
~ 200 kg
~ 150 years
How endangered are Aldabra giant tortoises?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
Did you know?
Aldabra giant tortoises have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, more than 150 million years ago.
Aldabra giant tortoise on the zoo tour
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