Day 101: Redfoot Tortoise Is a Basking Beauty

You can take the girl out of the forest, as they say, but you can’t take the forest out of the girl. Or something like that. Here, your mama can mutter about “the importance of full ultraviolet spectrum light” all she wants. But as a tropical tortoise who is adapted for life under deep leafyContinue reading “Day 101: Redfoot Tortoise Is a Basking Beauty”

Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Basking

Malti hails from South America. Redfooted tortoises are native to the country, and they can be found in diverse habitats, including grasslands and deep, lush forests. The forest redfoots don’t see a lot of direct sunshine. This is both because they are under so much greenery, from giant trees to bushes and ground-hugging vegetation, andContinue reading “Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Basking”


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