Galapagos Tortoise

Galapagos tortoise or Galapagos Giant tortoise scientifically referred to as Chelonoidis nigra is known to be the 13th heaviest surviving reptile and the largest species existing on earth. The term Galapagos has been derived from the Spanish word ‘galapago’, meaning tortoise. Their enormous size and overwhelming requirements prevents them from being a good choice of pets. Subspecies … Continue reading Galapagos Tortoise