Giant Tortoise

The giant tortoise is the biggest turtle to ever walk on land.  They can weigh up to 660 lbs.  and can be as long as 4 ft. long! They come all the way from the cretaceous period! The cretaceous period was 70 to 80 million years ago. They can live to be 100 years or more! Whale hunters use the meat of the giant tortoise to eat. They are one of the most endangered speices of animals, so their under complete protection. Giant Tortoise eat leaves, grass, shrubs, and cacti, which makes them herbivores. They also enjoy some fruits such as apples and bananas. Giant tortoise lay between 9 to 25 rubbery eggs at once.

2 thoughts on “Giant Tortoise

  1. brendin12 I am amazed by your blog I really like it. It is really interesting I never saw a tortoise that big! Please comment on my school blog from Spain : http://eiris.edublogs.org/
    Thanks fro everything,
    marinador

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