Leopard tortoises are crepuscular and are active during times of the day where the sun is low, and the temperature is not extremely high. They have a keen sense of smell that probably helps them locate food.
- Like all turtles, leopard tortoises have no ears but can sense vibrations that help them navigate their environment.
- Leopard tortoises are the most widespread tortoise in sub-Saharan Africa.
- They store water in large anal sacs that take up most of the space in their abdominal cavities.
|Conservation status||Least Concern|
|Zoo location||Education building|