Yellowfoot Tortoise Avaialable

$250.0

Red foots and Yellow foots are medium sized, by tortoise standards, reaching a maximum size of nearly 18 inches in total length, and may weigh as much as 25 pounds. Average sized adults, however, are in the 8 to 12 inch range.

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Yellowfoot Tortoise Avaialable.Firstly, yellow foots are medium sized. By tortoise standards, reaching a maximum size of nearly 18 inches in total length.

Secondly may weigh as much as 25 pounds. Average sized adults, however, are in the 8 to 12 inch range.  this designation is somewhat misleading as there are some that never grow beyond 14 inches (34 cm) as adults.  While there are adult yellow foot tortoises Geochelone denticulata that are over 22 inches (55 cm)  and even  28 inches  (70 cm) in length,  these individuals  are fairly rare with most reaching only 16  – 20 inches (40 cm – 50 cm).

Upon initial sighting, a Yellow-foot tortoise for sale looks very similar to the closely related Red-foot tortoise for sale, Geochelone carbonaria, with the primary distinction being the presence of yellow scales on the forelegs of G. denticulata and red scales on the forelegs of G. carbonaria  (thus the common names for each).  However, of all of the differences for these two species, this is actually the most variable.Yellowfoot Tortoise Avaialable

Secondly may weigh as much as 25 pounds. Average sized adults, however, are in the 8 to 12 inch range.  this designation is somewhat misleading as there are some that never grow beyond 14 inches (34 cm) as adults.  While there are adult yellow foot tortoises Geochelone denticulata that are over 22 inches (55 cm)  and even  28 inches  (70 cm) in length,  these individuals  are fairly rare with most reaching only 16  – 20 inches (40 cm – 50 cm).

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