The African Spurred Tortoise, Geochelone sulcata, is one of the most popular tortoise pets.
Despite their ultimately very large size these animals can inspire individual keepers and entire families.
As with all reptiles these animals have specific needs regarding housing and nutrition.
Russgurley the director of the Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group offers his expertise to readers in a very accesable formatt.
This updated version also offers detailed information of Redfoot, Yellowfoot, Leopard and Russian Tortoises