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Elongated Tortoise

Indotestudo elongata

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Omnivore:
Their diet is principally a range of vegetables and edible leaves, however they also consume meat, snails, eggs and other food types
A Creep
Distribution:
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand & Vietnam
Habitat: Forest & Shrubland
Fun Fact
The principal threats to this species are the mass harvesting of the remaining wild populations for the large and growing food markets in China and elsewhere in East Asia. It is also incorrectly believed in China that a mixture, made by grinding up the tortoise’s shell, serves as an aphrodisiac

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.