Do Hermann Tortoises Hibernate? [In The Wild vs. Captivity]

Do Hermann Tortoises Hibernate? [In The Wild vs. Captivity]

Are you looking to own a Hermann Tortoise? Then you’re going to need to know whether they hibernate. Besides, it will have quite considerable ramifications on their care. Here is what you need to know. So, do Hermann tortoises hibernate? Hermann tortoises hibernate in the wild and can do so when …

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What Is A Group Of Tortoises Called? [And Other Tort Terms]

What Is A Group Of Tortoises Called? [And Other Tort Terms]

Tortoises are often kept alone as a pet. But what is a group of tortoises known as when they do come together collectively? I spent some time researching to find out! So, what is a group of tortoises called? A group of tortoises is called a creep. Although, tortoises are …

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Do Sulcata Tortoises Hibernate? [How Cold Is Too Cold?]

Do Sulcata Tortoises Hibernate? [How Cold Is Too Cold?]

Not all tortoise species hibernate. But what about the Sulcata, otherwise known as the African spurred tortoise? Do they spend any significant time in a less active state and what does this all mean for owners? I spent some time researching the species to find out exactly how they instinctively …

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Do Russian Tortoises Hibernate? [What About In Captivity?]

Do Russian Tortoises Hibernate? [What About In Captivity?]

If you are looking to keep a Russian tortoise as a pet, then you’ll likely want to know whether or not they hibernate. Besides, it can have a big impact on ownership and how you look after, care for and plan ahead. I decided to spent some time looking into …

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How Big Do Russian Tortoises Get? [Average Full Grown Size]

How Big Do Russian Tortoises Get? [Average Full Grown Size]

The Russian tortoise goes by many names. You may even have seen them referred to as the Horsefield tortoise, the Central Asian, the Afghan, or the four-toed tortoise. Either way the tortoise species is the same. But how big do they typically get and what can an owner expect in …

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How Big Do Sulcata Tortoises Get? [Average Height, Width & Weight]

How Big Do Sulcata Tortoises Get? [Average Height, Width & Weight]

Sulcata tortoises, otherwise known as African Spurred tortoises, are one of the most popular species to own as pets. But how big do they get; in terms of height, width and weight? Besides, size can have a big impact on keeping a pet; both in terms of their care and …

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