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Golden Greek Tortoises

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Golden Greek tortoise baby

Brand new Golden baby (Testudo graeca terrestris). Such a cutie!

24 hr old Golden Greek tortoise hatchling

24 hours old

Golden Greek hatchlings

These Golden Greek babies are 1 and 2 days old.

Golden Greek tortoise babies sleeping in sphagnum moss

Sleeping babies.

Golden Greek tortoise, Testudo graeca terrestris

Golden Greeks have beautiful, light colored shells. Blonds. :O)

Golden Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca terrestris)

Some have a "domino dots" pattern on their shells.

Golden Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca terrestris)

Adult Golden Greeks. They seem to "glow" in the sun outdoors. Indoors, their colors appear duller, unless they are under a bright light.

Golden Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca terrestris)

Adult females.

Golden Greek tortoise - Testudo graeca terrestris

Skin color varies in Golden Greeks. It can be be brownish, yellowish, or orangish.

Golden Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca terrestris)

Boys stay smaller than girls.

Golden Greek tortoises

Enjoying the shade.

Golden Greek tortoise, carapace

Belly markings on a Golden Greek subadult. The amount of the dark color on the plastron varies among individuals.

Golden Greek tortoise

Same tortoise as above.


Golden Greek tortoise photos p1, p2, p3, p4, p5


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