Month November 2022

How Long Do Tortoises Live?

Blanding's Turtle

Introduction tortoise lifespan : How long do tortoises live? That’s a great question! The lifespan of a tortoise really depends on the species. Some tortoises can live for over 100 years, while others have a lifespan of only 10 or…

Baby tortoise

The tortoise is a long-necked, long-bodied, somewhat sluggish creature that lives in warm, moist habitats. It has a long, thin shell that is green on the outside and brown on the inside. The tortoise’s body is mostly covered in a…

Hibernation Blog 3: Hibernating your tortoise

By: Natalie Times Read: 5547 As we’ve already covered most of this in Hibernation Blogs 1-2, we’ll look at the timescales, common misconceptions and important things to remember. Hibernation only occurs when the temperature is between 2 and 5 degrees…

Hibernation Blog 2: Winding down your tortoise

By: Natalie Times Read: 4700 Now, you may have read this information in our Help and Advice section, but I want to give you the kind of run down that I’d usually give over the phone. Hopefully, it will be…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Hibernation

It’s that time of the year again, when we are all panicking about hibernation. I just want to take this time to address some issues and go over the FAQs of hibernation.     -Do not hibernate your tortoise until you…