Kumquat, Loquat, & Cherry

Cherry Foot Tortoise - Amazon Rainforest

Chelonoidis carbonaria

RECOMMENDED FOR AUDIENCES:
1 - 100 YEARS OLD

Diet

Their diet consists of a variety of fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, grasses and flowers.

Lifecycle

The peak time for courtship and reproduction is the early wet season in April and May.  Females lay clutches of 2-7  eggs.

Interesting Facts

The Catholic Church allows tortoises to be eaten on fasting days when most meats are forbidden such as Lent.

 

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