The red-footed tortoise is a charming and popular reptile known for its distinctive red or orange scales on its legs and face. Native to parts of South America, these tortoises thrive in various habitats, including forests, grasslands, and savannas. With a moderate size and friendly demeanor, they have become favored pets among reptile enthusiasts. They possess a herbivorous diet, enjoying a mix of fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens. These tortoises are known to exhibit individual personalities, and they can live for several decades in captivity when cared for appropriately.
- This specimen is freeze-dried
- Length 16.2 cm (6.4 in.)
- Width 10.8 cm (4.3 in.)
- Height 8 cm (3.1 in.)