Can I pet Indian star tortoise?
There are a lot of exotic pets and species of endangered animals that are listed as “banned pets” in India. While you may think owning a parrot or a tortoise is harmless, keeping them as pets is not just unethical but illegal, and can land you in jail.
Why does my tortoise run into walls?
They often turn inward, half climbing on the wall and scraping their shells. This is normal behavior for a tortoise, even if it drives you crazy. Your tortoise is not trying to get out or find a mate. It’s what they do at this time of year when the testosterone is up.
What is the life span of tortoise?
Lifespans of some animals
|Animal||Average Life Span of Animal (in years)|
|Galapagos Land Tortoise||193|
Can Indian star tortoise swim?
The water bowl should be quite shallow, as these tortoises cannot swim (though youngsters may float uncontrollably), and must not be able to get into water deeper than their armpits. Unlike many tortoises, they can see water fairly well, and drink regularly.
How much does an Indian star tortoise cost?
$899.00 – $5,799.00 Sale!