Testudo graeca

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Synonyms for Testudo graeca

small land tortoise of southern Europe

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In the wild, many Greek tortoises do not live beyond 20 years due to predators and other factors, but kept safe and under optimum conditions they can thrive and live to a ripe old age.
African Spurred Tortoises originate in the deserts of Africa and are significantly larger than the Greek tortoises commonly kept as pets.
Herman's tortoises are very similar to Greek tortoises and have yellow and dark-coloured shells.