[Geochelone gigantea]
  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.

 

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