Cherryhead Tortoise Adults

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Description

Cherryhead Tortoise Adults (Chelonoidis carbonaria)

The Redfoot (Red footed) tortoise is native to areas of Central America and northern South America where it lives in tropical grasslands and forest edges of the Amazon Basin. The Florida climate, where we keep our breeders and their captive bred offspring, provides a good substitute environment for these tortoises. As they are also quite adaptable to varying climate conditions, they can be maintained in more northern areas but will need to be kept inside a heated area during winter or other cold periods (e.g., temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit). With their attractive appearance, typical full size of about 12-14 inches, and ease of care, these are our most popular tortoise choice. When properly cared for, they will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

Our Redfoot breeders openly graze for much of their dietary needs. This is augmented with fresh greens, succulent plants, Opuntia Cactus, and various fruits (e.g., bananas and mangos). Adults also receive a small amount of protein (commercially packaged turtle food, broken down with water) to augment their predominantly vegetable diet. Hatchlings are fed similarly with very little or no protein.

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NOTE: Must be 18+ years old to order. Please check your state and local laws concerning captive species before ordering. Turtles and tortoises under 4 inches are sold for scientific, educational, and exhibition purposes only.

Additional information

Common Name

Redfoot Tortoise

Scientific name

Chelonoidis carbonaria

Sex

Size

Typical adult size

8 – 11 inches

PURCHASE QTY

One, Two

2 reviews for Cherryhead Tortoise Adults

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  1. yes, they are the same species. Cherryheads are a variant of the species.

  2. 4 out of 5

    I am Confused are the Cheri head tortoise the same species as the red footed tortoise? U helped me with Info go on care

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