Tortoises (Geochelone sulcata)

Tortoises (<em>Geochelone sulcata</em>)

Two giant turtles arrived to the Macaw Sanctuary NATUWA.

It is amazing to know that in our country there are animals transported from other continents. Today, the growing list of residents from Africa in the Macaw Sanctuary NATUWA. Several years ago some African Greys, now two tortoises (Geochelone sulcata) of approximately 20 years of age who entered the country on a private plane with their “owners”.

In the Sanctuary they now live in an area of half an hectare, where they can eat all the vegetation they want and adequate space to move freely. It will also provide them a proper diet as directed by our biologist.

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