Habitat: Grasslands, low scrub, mangrove swamps and coastal dunes
Length: Male 47" Female 35"
Weight: Male (550 lbs) Female (350 lbs)
Max Lifespan: 100+ years
Incubation Period: 3.5-7 months
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
- The Aldabra Tortoise lives on an island north of Madagascar on the coast of Kenya.
- The neck of the Aldabra Giant Tortoise is very long.
- It can reach tree branches up to three feet from the ground.
- They dig underground burrows or rest in swamps to keep cool during the heat of the day.