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Favorite species of tortoise

Discussion in 'General Tortoise Discussion' started by Benjtort, Mar 6, 2018.

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Favorite species of tortoise

  1. Russian

    3 vote(s)
    8.1%
  2. Sulcata

    8 vote(s)
    21.6%
  3. Leopard

    7 vote(s)
    18.9%
  4. Indian star

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  5. Redfoot

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  6. Cherry head

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  7. Yellowfoot

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Hingeback

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  9. Hermans

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  10. Greeks

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  11. Pancake

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  12. Sri Lankan

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Elongated

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  14. Marginated

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Aldabra

    3 vote(s)
    8.1%
  16. Galapagos

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. Other

    6 vote(s)
    16.2%
  1. Benjtort

    Benjtort Active Member

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    hey everyone I am just wondering what is everyone’s favorite species of tortoise!!ine personally is the sulcata!! Thanks
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    TechnoCheese Well-Known Member

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    I really like sulcatas, aldabras(I’ve heard that they have great personalities), and radiated!
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    I like them all!
    A few faves are... Sulcata, Radiated, Pancakes, and Indian Star
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    I can't pick a single favorite.

    I like 7 of the ones on your list, plus a couple that would be in the "other" category.
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    Redfoots, russians, galapogos, and aldabras.
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    Aldabra :D
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    My favorites are Greeks,Herman’s,Russians and leopards.
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    Sulcata for sure. But the more pictures people post of there leopards, they're definitely the runner-up.
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    Of course, sulcata is my favorite, and is the only one I have experience with. I'd like to own a box turtle some day. Leopards are so pretty.
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    Me too I only have sulcatas and would love to raise a different species one day
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    I think the carapace of the Egyptian tortoise looks simple, but beautiful.
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    Redfoots, regular color or mango. They’re not too big,not too small, don’t burrow and easy to keep outside in FL.
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    I love big tortoises, having an aldabra would be a dream, I also love sulcata.
    But my little favorite is the greek, the one I chose to keep. Reasons I chose the greek and chose it is her cuteness, but lifespan, small size and fully herbivore.
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    Ease of keeping in my climate is a big factor for me too.
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    Had to vote red foot. I love smaller tortoise species, and red foot tortoises have awsome personalities.
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    Had to vote red foot. I love smaller tortoise species, and red foot tortoises have awsome personalities.
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    Grandpa Turtle 144 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I have many torts but the best is the AZ desert torts are the best cause only the people from AZ can have them !!
  18. Benjtort

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    Which we could own Texas tortoises here in Texas but we can’t:( they are too endangered
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    Grandpa Turtle 144 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Az torts are protected also . But fish and game will adopt them out to AZ families
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    greeks & leapords. but would love a cherry head
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