Sulcata Tortoise, The Best Pet Turtle?

The African spurred tortoise, or sulcata tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) might just be the best pet tortoise on planet earth. Clint looks at the these incredible tortoises to help you determine if the sulcata tortoise is the right pet turtle for you.


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0:38 Sulcata Tortoises get an overall score of 3.4 out of 5.

0:45 Score criteria: Handleability, Care, Hardiness, Availability, Upfront Costs.

1:00 Handleability: How well does a Sulcata Tortoise do with handling?

3:35 Care: What is involved with caring for Sulcata Tortoises?

7:45 Hardiness: How hardy are Sulcata Tortoises?

8:31 Availability: How easy is it to obtain a Sulcata Tortoise?

10:14 Upfront Costs: How much does it cost to get setup with a Sulcata Tortoise?

11:29 Conclusion: Sulcata Tortoises are great and deserve an overall score of 3.4.

12:37 Bloopers, out-takes, silliness.