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[Chlenodois Carbonaria]

  Habitat: Rainforests, savannahs, & dry forests
  Height: 12 - 14 "
  Weight: 9 - 23 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 50 - 60 Years
  Gestation Period: 120 - 190 days

  Conservation Status: Vulnerable


-They are diurnal and stay active during the day time
-They play a major role in the ecosystem being active dispersers of seeds from the fruit they eat
-Even without teeth they have very powerful jaws
-They ingest sand throughout the day to help aid their digestion process
-Their metabolism slows down significantly during the winter, allowing them to survive on very little food

Red Tortoise Coloring Sheet

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