African Spurred Tortoise

African Spurred Tortoise

This is a picture of a African Spurred Tortoise taken at the ARK Avilon Zoo in Pasig City, Metro-Manila Philipines. The African Spurred Tortoise is one of the third largest tortoises in the world, orginating from the southern part of the Sahara Desert in north Africa. The African Spurred Tortoise lives in burrows the average in depth to 30 inches, some of these tortoises dig large tunnels that can extend upto 10 feet underground. The African Spurred Tortoise adult can grow to be be 36 inches in length and weigh more than 200 pounds and living upto 150 years.

See this fantastic tortoise and other animals today, visit the ARK Avilon Zoo with a Manila Tour.


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