Leopard tortoise

Size: Adults usually range from 12-18 inches

Lifespan: This species can live for 40-50 years

Enclosure: 40 gallon breeder aquariums are suitable for juveniles, once full grown, a 5x5x2 (LxWxH) foot cage will need to be constructed with a substrate of cage carpet, aspen, cypress, and coconut shavings or mulch

Temperature: A gradient of 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 90-95 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side and full-spectrum UV lighting per day is recommended

Humidity: The enclosure should be kept within 50-60%

Diet: Both juveniles and adults should receive grasses, hays, spring mix, kale, collard greens, any darker lettuces, etc.