Juvenile Forest Hingeback Tortoises

Starting at: $169.95

The African Forest Hingeback Tortoise is a very unique tortoise species because it has the ability to hide its hind legs and tail within its shell. This protective maneuver is a result of the African Forest Hingebackís hinged shell, which is where it gets its name! This species appreciates and thrives in a humid habitat that mimics their native regions. They take well to shady places which are perfect for taking refuge and relieving stress.

The African Hingeback Tortoise also spends a lot of its time bathing and relaxing in shallow water. While this species is considered omnivorous, they take well to vegetation and our turtle foods. To get more information about the proper diet for this species and how to create the perfect habitat for them to thrive in, please contact our tortoise experts at TurtleShack.com. This is a beautiful and very unique species thatís perfect of any tortoise enthusiast!

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