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Russian tortoise Testudo horsfieldii

Animals in our sanctuary

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Where does it feel at home?

The Russian tortoise lives in the warm and dry regions of south-east Asia.

What does it like to eat?

Fruit, green plants, grasses and other plant parts are on the menu.

Fun fact:

The species name Horsfieldi is a tribute to the American naturalist Thomas Horsfield (1773-1859).

This turtle is the only one with only four nails on each leg.

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