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Pictures of Hermann's Tortoises

Hermanns Tortoise


Hermanns Tortoise
Hermann's Tortoise pictures (Testudo hermanni).

Hermann's tortoise is a small- to medium-sized tortoise found in eastern SPain, southern France, the Baleares Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, central Italy (Tuscany), Croatia, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, and Greece.

They reach up to 28 cm (11in) in length, and can be 6-9 pounds.

Young tortoises, and some adults, have attractive black and yellow patterend carapaces, although the brightness can fade with age to a less distinct gray, straw, or yellow coloration. Tortoises are particularly long-lived animals, which are presumed to live as long as 70-100 years.