Category Archives: Africa

Leopard (Stigmochelys Pardalis Babcocki)

Range- Central Northeastern to Southern Africa.   Habitat- Grasslands to subtropics make up the wide variety of the Leopard tortoises range. South Saharan Desert gets very warm during the day. Large variety of grassy pastures and mixtures of different soils like … Continue reading

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African Spur Thigh (Centrochelys Sulcata)

Range- Northern African Saharan Desert, Chad, Nigeria, Mali, Sudan, Senegal, Ethiopia.  Large span of Northern Africa is inhabited. Habitat- Given the large area in which the Sulcata is found, the majority of the landscape and natural habitat is very dry … Continue reading

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Speks Hingeback (Kinixys Belliana Spekii)

Range- Southeast Africa. Swaziland, Tanzania, and Mozambique.   Habitat- Speks Hingeback tortoises live in the grasslands and marshes in South East Africa. These small, unique tortoises are accustomed to very hot and dry conditions seasonally that is relatively common to South African nations. … Continue reading

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