Galápagos Tortoise

Photo of Galápagos Tortoise

SCIENTIFIC NAME Geochelone nigra

RANGE Dry grassy and rocky areas on the Galápagos Islands

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Inside Galápagos Islands

COOL ANIMAL FACT Adult male Galápagos tortoises can weigh up to 600 pounds! Females may weigh up to 200 pounds.


Galápagos Islands