Indotestudo Travancorica

Travancore Tortoise

About Me

A forest dwelling species, the Travancore tortoise is a medium sized tortoise native to the highlands & mountains of the Western Ghats in southwest India. It occurs naturally in evergreen, moist deciduous & bamboo forests as well as in rubber & teak plantations near streams & marshes. They are mostly active during the early part of the rainy season which coincides with their breeding cycle.

What i do when i'm not here

Mainly Solitary animals, the Travancore tortoise wanders around its habitat alone unless its mating season.


Up to 3 kg


Up to 30cm


Up to 30 years


Vegetables, and small insects.


They can be found foraging on the forest floor of India

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