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  • Publication Date: March 2024
  • This factsheet has been prepared to help you understand the care requirements of tortoises. The information here is a general guideline for ensuring the optimum welfare and wellbeing of Testudo species of tortoise. It is advisable that you read this information before taking on the responsibility of owning a tortoise so that you are aware of their requirements, such as for housing, nutrition, handling, routine and veterinary care. Whilst this factsheet details a broad range of information, please speak to your vet if you have any further questions. Always research tortoise ownership thoroughly, specifically the Testudo species you intend to own, to make sure you can provide them with the best care throughout their lives.

    Published March 2024

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