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  • Zoo Day: Radiated Tortoise

    Zoo Day: Radiated Tortoise

    They're land-dwellers with lifespans well over 100 years, but they are listed as critically endangered due to habitat loss and pet trade. Originally from Madagascar, they live in hot, dry habitats and use their strong forelimbs to dig burrows when it gets too hot. 

    Tommy Owens from the San Diego Zoo joined News 8 to talk about the radiated tortoise.

     

    They're land-dwellers with lifespans well over 100 years, but they are listed as critically endangered due to habitat loss and pet trade. Originally from Madagascar, they live in hot, dry habitats and use their strong forelimbs to dig burrows when it gets too hot. 

    Tommy Owens from the San Diego Zoo joined News 8 to talk about the radiated tortoise.

     
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