Hermann’s Tortoise
American Black Bear


In the wild, Hermann’s tortoises can be found in southern Europe. Their hooked upper beaks help them to eat the plants and fruit.

Fun Facts

The lifespan of this tortoise is about 75 years or more. It isn’t until they are 6-8 years old that their shell becomes hard.

Conservation Status

Near Threatened

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $100.

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