Giant South African Leopard Tortoise for sale
Looking for a Giant South African leopard tortoise for sale? Pardalis Pardalis for sale also known as the Giant South African Leopard Tortoise is a larger subspecies of the more common Pardalis Babcocki leopard tortoise for sale.
Giant South African Leopard Tortoises have a very outgoing personality and are much less shy then the more common leopard tortoise. The Pardalis Pardalis giant leopard tortoises get slightly larger, with most reaching sizes of 13-16″ though some in rare cases have been reported larger. We recommend our 6-month-old well started baby giant leopard tortoises for sale over the fragile hatchling giant south african leopard tortoise for sale.
The Giants of South Africa are another larger species of Leopard Tortoise. They grow quite large and yet are smaller than a Sulcata, but can grow up to double the size of a standard leopard tortoise. Know as Pardalis Pardalis (the Giant South African Leopard Tortoise) grows quite large, and is not only beautiful and friendly, but can live over 100 years. Click here to buy a Giant South African Leopard Tortoise For Sale
Pardalis Pardalis Leopard Tortoises for sale – Appearance
The carapace of the pardalis pardalis leopard tortoise for sale is not as high and domed as the Pardalis babcocki leopard tortoise for sale, sometimes with pyramid shaped scutes. Juvenile leopard tortoises and young leopard tortoise adults are attractively marked and the markings on each individual are unique. The skin and background color are cream to yellow, in the babcoki, however in the Pardalis Pardalis the skin is usually more of a vibrant mustard color speckled with black, and the carapace is marked with black blotches, spots or even dashes or stripes.
Pardalis Pardalis Markings and coloration
However, in mature adults the markings tend to fade to a slaty, nondescript brown or grey, commonly tinged with the local dust. Shop our leopard tortoises for sale where you will find baby leopard tortoise for sale as well as well started 6 month old well started baby leopard tortoises for sale. We also have a fantastic leopard tortoise care and leopard tortoise diet section to help you learn the proper leopard tortoise hatbitat as well as serving as a overall leopard tortoise care guide.
The Pardalis Pardalis leopard tortoise for sale (Stigmochelys pardalis) is a large and attractively marked tortoise found in the savannas of eastern and southern Africa, from Sudan to the southern Cape. This tortoise is the only member of the genus Stigmochelys, although in the past it was commonly placed in Geochelone.