Bell’s Hinge Back Tortoise
Bell's Kiniks Hinge Back Tortoise
Found: Southern & Central Africa
Habitat: Prefers drier habitats like savannahs or grasslands.
Diet: Unlike most land tortoises, African hinge-back tortoises are omnivorous and are insectivores. In the wild their diets include snails, slugs, millipedes as well as fallen fruits, grasses and plants.
Threats: habitat loss, pet trade
Did you know: This tortoise like all “Kinixy’s” has a hinged shell that can close over his back legs for more protection!