Care of a Captive 'Desert Tortoise.'  You may adopt a desert tortoise if you are a permanent resident of Arizona. This is an excellent and important info for you to read. They can live to be 100 years old. EM

Arizona Game and Fish is seeking homes for nearly 90 desert tortoises, from palm-sized babies to full-grown adults.

My 2 week old desert tortoise Michelangelo :)

My 2 week old desert tortoise Michelangelo :)

Tortoise Trust Web - Feeding your tortoise

Tortoise Trust Feeding Guide -- Great advice on how to feed your pet correctly!

African Sulcata Giant Tortoise Hatchlings!

These are a few of some 45 hatchlings from the Linton Zoological Gardens in the UK. They are African Sulcata Giant Tortoises, also knowns as Spurred Tortoises -- the third largest tortoise in the world, second only to the Galapagos.

The tortoise enjoys spending its days nibbling on garden plants.

How to Plant a Tortoise Garden

A cold blooded reptile, the tortoise enjoys roaming around an outside garden in…