SULCATA TORTOISE FOR SALE
Looking for a perfect baby Sulcata tortoise for sale online?
The African Sulcata tortoise for sale also known as the African Spurred tortoise for sale, got its name from the Latin sulcus. Because of its appearance, which means furrow. The word Sulcus describes the deep grooves on the scutes (the plates of the shell) of the tortoise. Sulcata tortoises for sale grow quickly and are some of the easiest baby tortoises to raise. Spurred tortoises are the 3rd largest of all land tortoise species. Sulcata tortoises quickly learn to come to you for food. Suclata tortoises become “dog-like” over time, and even enjoy having their heads scratched. Baby Sulcata tortoises should always be captive bred, and purchased from reputable Sulcata tortoise breeders, like us here at CB!
African Sulcata tortoise – Geographic Range
Sulcatas are native to the Sahara desert. Some of the most popular tortoises for sale in the world, the Sulcata tortoise for sale gets big! Because they grow for about 15 years, do not expect your Sulcata to reach 50 pounds until it is 10 years old. Sulcatas can make great pet tortoises for sale and when raised properly, they’re like puppy dogs! Remember Sulcatas are large tortoises. If you want medium-sized baby tortoise we recommend the leopard tortoise for sale.
African Sulcata tortoises for sale
Here at CB Reptile, we’ve got some fantastic baby Sulcata tortoises for sale! In addition to Sulcata tortoise hatchlings for sale, as we also have well started 6-month-old baby Sulcata tortoise. Looking for a larger baby Sulcata tortoise? CB also has yearling Sulcata tortoises. If you are considering an adult Sulcata tortoise, we’ve even got young adult Sulcata tortoises for sale. When looking for a baby Sulcata tortoise, the well started 6-month-old Sulcata tortoise. We highly recommend the well started baby Sulcata tortoise over newly hatched Sulcata tortoise hatchlings for sale for ease of care.
baby Sulcata tortoises for sale – Coloring
Sulcatas have sandy, ivory known as the ivory sulcata tortoise or ivory sulcata tortoises, or golden yellow-brown skin. Secondly, you will find two or more very large and prominent tubercles (or spurs) on the rear legs. Also, on the carapace (top shell), each scute or plate is tan to yellow at the center. Lastly, the scutes are outlined by new growth rings. Sulcata tortoise plastrons (bottom shell) are light tan and yellow in color.
Spurred tortoise for sale
African Sulcata skin is very thick and the legs are covered in dull, spiny projections. Because thick skin and spines are intended for protection from predators but also work like insulation, keeping the tortoise cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Lastly, prominent spurs on the rear legs serve no observable function according to scientists. However, from our own personal experience, they wag when they are happy like a dog’s tail.
Sulcatas are the third largest breed of pet tortoises for sale in the world, surpassed in size by the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands and Seychelles. Not only do Sulcatas grow very large, but they also grow very rapidly. An adult spurred tortoise for sale can grow up to two and a half feet long. In addition, adult Sulcata tortoises can weigh 80-110 pounds or more 15 years. On average, Sulcatagrowsw to be 24 inches and can weigh as much as 75 pounds when mature. The oldest adult sulcata recorded lived to be just over 80 years old. When purchasing a baby Sulcata tortoise for sale, or multiple baby sulcata tortoises please consider they are one of the longest-lived pet tortoise for sale in the world. Always consider buying a well-started baby tortoise for sale over tortoise hatchlings for sale.