Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis (prev. Geochelone pardalis)

Leopard Tortoise
Leopard Tortoise
The Leopard Tortoise, named after the spotted, dark markings on its light shell, is native to dry scrub and semi-grassland of sub-Saharan east and southern Africa.
The shell colour and markings provide camouflage in its sandy, arid habitat.
Leopard Tortoise
Leopard Tortoise
Leopard Tortoises
It is the second largest tortoise on mainland Africa. Like most tortoises, is long-lived in the wild, and can reach up to 100 years.
Leopard Tortoises mating
Leopard Tortoises mating
Leopard Tortoises mating