Tortoises are a family, Testudinidae, of land-dwelling vertebrates in the order Testudines. Tortoises are shielded from predators by a shell.
A tortoise is a turtle, but a turtle isn’t a tortoise. A group of tortoises is called a creep. Tortoises inspired the ancient roman military.
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $900.
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