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Aldabra-Riesenschildkröte

Aldabra giant tortoise
Aldabrachelys gigantea / Aldabra giant tortoise

Aldabra-Riesenschildkröte
Habitat
Grasslands and scrublands
Continent
Afrika
Food
Grasses, shoots, foliage, fruits
Gestation/breeding period
85 - 160 days
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Reptiles
Order
Schildkröten

Did you know that?

~ 1,20 m
tank length

~ 200 kg
weight

~ 150 years
age

How endangered are Aldabra giant tortoises?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Aldabra-Riesenschildkröte
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

Aldabra giant tortoises already lived at the time of the dinosaurs more than 150 million years ago.

Aldabra-Riesenschildkröte

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