Giant South African Leopard tortoise
Pardalis Pardalis for sale also known as the Giant South African Leopard Tortoise for sale. A GSA is a subspecies of Leopard Tortoise that grows much larger than the more common Pardalis Babcocki leopard tortoise for sale. Giant leopard tortoises for sale also have very high speckling throughout their skin and double dots on their shells most of the time inside each scute. When compared to the more common pardalis babcocki leopard tortoise for sale, the giant South African leopard tortoises are typically much more outgoing and personable from a young age. In contrast, the more common leopard tortoise for sale, the babcocki is timider. The more common East African leopard tortoise (PB) takes time to warm up to its new owner(s).
Giant South African leopard tortoises for sale are not nearly as common as the more well known regular East African leopard tortoises. Because of their rarity, Giants are a bit higher priced from giant South African leopard tortoise breeders. Therefore, if you are looking for a giant South African leopard tortoise for sale online, you are in luck; Be sure to only purchase from a captive bred baby leopard tortoise breeder, like CB Reptile!
Giant South African Leopard tortoise for sale
Giant South African leopard tortoise for sale are from the dry arid desert of Africa and primarily graze on grasses and dry weeds. In captivity, GSA as we call them, enjoy an easy diet of spring mix, dandelion greens, and Mazuri tortoise chow, dusted with calcium twice per week. Giant leopard tortoise for sale are easy to care for, and besides getting large, are fantastic pet tortoises once mature.
South African Leopard Tortoise for sale
One of the largest tortoises for sale are found in Africa, and it not just the Sulcata tortoise. Leopard tortoise exists in 2 separate subspecies. Smaller than their South African leopard tortoise cousins, the East African leopard tortoise for sale is the smaller of the 2. Larger of the 2 is the Giant South African leopard torotise. As recently as a few decades ago baby leopard tortoise for sale were rare to find in the United States. However, leopard tortoises curious personality make them tortoises that are commonly sought after by first-time tortoise owners.
Giant South African leopard Tortoise for sale – Leopard tortoise Life Span
If your baby giant leopard tortoise is raised properly, he or she should be a long, healthy life. We recommend raising them slow and steady here at CB. Giant leopard tortoises for sale that are raised with a high-fiber diet will live a very long time. Also, captive bred Giant South African leopard tortoises for sale, like the babies available here at CB live the longest. Most indications are that leopard tortoises for sale can live more than 100 years or even longer with proper care.
Giant South African leopard tortoise Tortoise Size
Giant leopard tortoises all grow at different rates. Growth is normally based on a combination of variables. These variables include food, protein content, average humidity, soaking schedule etc. Giant tortoises for sale can vary so much in size that a 4 year old may be the same size as another 9 year old leopard tortoise for sale. Many adult Giant South African leopard tortoises can grow to 22″ and over 60 lbs. However, as a rule of thumb, Pardalis Pardalis for sale reach 40-60 lbs.
Giant South African leopard Tortoise Food
Giant leopard tortoises are eager eaters, and therefore very easy to feed. With adult tortoises, the best staple diets are various grasses and leaves, plus Mazuri tortoise chow, for extra vitamin D3 and minerals. Baby Giant South African leopard tortoises for sale may graze on any of the lawn grasses, dandelion, grasses, mulberry bush leaves,, hibiscus leaves and flowers. Once about 4 months to a year old, most African leopard tortoises will eat grass hays (we like orchard grass hay). Baby Pardalis Pardalis tortoise for sale may have a harder time eating the tougher grass and hay because of their less powerful jaws.
Pardalis Pardalis for sale – Giant Leopard Tortoise Availability
Pardalis Pardalis for sale are available nearly year round from tortoise farms, and tortoise breeders. Be sure to stay away from pet stores. Pet stores who sell tortoises normally have no idea what they are doing and the animals are often failing before they are even sold. Also, getting information on proper tortoise care should be done with a breeder not a pet shop employee. All to often we get emails and calls from people with improper Giant leopard tortoise habitats setup with bad info from a pet store employee!
Giant South African Leopard Tortoise Caging (Pardalis Pardalis habitat set up)
Because of their size, Giant South African leopard tortoises are best kept by those who have access to an outdoor area, where their tortoise(s) can be kept for most, or all, of the year. Most Giant south African leopard tortoise breeders keep their giant leopards n a desert-type setups. Because of size, most leopard tortoise breeders are housing their animals outdoors with a large grass area. This is done because Giant leopard tortoises for sale commonly walk the perimeter of their habitats, keeping a dirt path around the outsides!
Giant leopard tortoises for sale
Leopard tortoises are some of the most beautiful of all tortoises for sale. When considering any tortoise for sale, or turtles for sale, captive bred baby tortoises for sale and turtles for sale should be your only consideration instead of wild caught. Some of the best tortoise breeders in the world only work with captive bred animals. Whether it be huge Sulcata tortoise for sale, or small Russian tortoise for sale, we are your source for the best of the best!
Giant South African leopard tortoise for sale
Cb Reptile is proud to offer OVER 20 species of healthy, captive-bred baby tortoise including red footed tortoise, yellow foot tortoise, cherry head tortoise, Sulcata tortoise, leopard tortoise, giant leopard tortoise, Hermann tortoise, western Hermann’s tortoise for sale, as well as many other species of tortoise for sale and turtles. Land turtles, also known as box turtles for sale are also available at CB.
As tortoise breeders, we focus on using only the best breed stock to provide our customers with healthy, happy and active top quality specimens that are sure to please any turtle or baby tortoise enthusiast for decades to come. Our tortoises for sale online include nothing but 100% captive-bred tortoise breed stock.