Yellow-footed Tortoise Chelonoidis denticulata

Take a look at this tortoise’s legs and you’ll quickly realize where its name comes from!

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ORIGIN:
Northern South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
25-35 lbs
Length: 2-3 ft

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DIET:
Leaves, fruits and insects

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PREDATORS:

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Hard shell

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 8-10 yrs

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and human hunting

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
50+ yrs

GALLERY

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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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