Found in dry habitats such as deserts and savannahs, these herbivorous tortoises feed on things like grasses and succulent plants. They are the third-largest species of tortoise in the world, with shell sizes reaching up to 40 cm and weighing up to 40 kg.
- Scientific Name
- Geochelone sulcata
- Order: Testudines, Family: Testudinidae
- Central Africa