The leopard tortoise (Geochelone pardalis) is found throughout the southern edge of the Sahara and in Southern Africa from the Sudan to Ethiopia. Leopard tortoises inhabit hot arid desert, scrublands, and savannah. Shared by Dr. La’Toya Latney of PennVet, this educational handout will help your veterinary client understand how to care for and maintain this tortoise in captivity. Recommendations for indoor and outdoor housing as well as nutrition, breeding, and common clinical problems are described.
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