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Exotic pets, rodents and birds

Tortoises!!!


A recent love of my life has been the african tortoises. I currently own two African Hingeback tortoises, and a trio of african spur-thighed tortoises, also known as the Sulcatta tortoise. Here you will find some photos, some links, and some accumulated info on the care of these wonderful animals.

Some people tend to use Kelp as a supplement for their tortoises. While kelp is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals for us, here is a great short article by Dr. Lambiris called "Regarding Kelp for Tortoises".


Think you are ready to devote a life time of care for a tortoise? Here is a simple test designed to make you truly think about the responsibilities of tortoise, particularly sulcatta tortoise ownership. Take the Sulcata Reality Check test.