Sulcata, African Spurred Tortoise, (Geochelone sulcata), is one of the most popular tortoise pets. Despite their ultimately very large size these animals can inspire individual keepers and entire families. As with all reptiles these animals have specific needs regarding housing and nutrition.
Russgurley, the Director of the Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group, offers his expertise to readers on Sulcata, African Spurred Tortoise, in a very accessible format. New and revised, it provides information on the natural history, anatomy, selection, housing, diet, health, breeding, eggs and incubation, and hatchlings for the hobbyists and professional breeders. Also discusses the red-footed, yellow-footed, leopard and central Asian or Russian tortoises.
Sulcata, African Spurred Tortoise Format:
80 full-color photographs