To begin We have some beautiful Ibera Greek tortoises for sale baby Greek tortoise for sale, as well as other ages and sizes. we offer Ibera Greeks as hatchlings, well-started baby Greek tortoises, yearlings, juveniles, and even adults. Our Greek tortoise breed stock is what we believe to be the best in the country. If you’re considering a baby Ibera Greek tortoise for sale, you’ve found the best available! Our Ibera are personable, outgoing and beautiful. If you are considering an Ibera, also consider a baby Hermann’s tortoise if you’re looking for a small tortoise for sale. Hermanns’s tortoises for sale are similar to Ibera, a tad more colorful and a bit smaller.
Ibera Greek tortoises for sale
These Ibera Greek tortoises have really vibrant yellow color on their heads, with patterns of light and dark on their bodies and shell. We only select top-quality captive Ibera Greek tortoises for sale focusing on healthy active tortoises with vivid colors and markings. cheap tortoises for sale are fantastic animals with great outgoing personalities and beautiful colors and markings. They will eventually eat out of the owner’s hand and learn fast to come when they see you. Our baby Ibera Greek tortoises for sale are top-notch and ready to ship to you via UPS or FedEx Overnight. One shipping charge covers up to 3 tortoises.
southern Europe, the Ibera Greek tortoise for sale inhabits a variety of habitats, including some that are particularly arid: rocky hillsides, Mediterranean scrub, forests, fields, and meadows are all occupied by the Greek tortoise subspecies. Greek tortoises have highly domed carapaces joining the plastron by a thick bridge. The Greek tortoise color ranges from yellow to golden/brown or black.
Flecks, borders, rays, and spots on the shell produce a pattern reminiscent of a Greek mosaic, hence the common name. One to three raised scales, spurs (hence the spur thighed tortoise for sale terminology) are located on either side of the tail, on each thigh (these spurs are the reason for the alternate name, the Mediterranean spur-thigh tortoise). The head is blunt with large eyes and the front legs exhibit large scales and thick, powerful claws.,
Species of Greek tortoise for sale
Several subspecies of the Greek tortoise for sale are recognized, which has enabled a high amount of confusion in regard to proper identification of captive specimens. Familiar forms of the Greek tortoise are:
Ibera Greek tortoise for sale
Libyan Greek tortoise for sale
North African Greek tortoise
Golden Greek tortoise for sale
Tunisian Greek tortoise
Over the last few decades, many Greek tortoises for sale, particularly Ibera Greek tortoise and golden greek tortoise, were imported into the United States for the pet trade. Many of these animals harbored parasites and diseases and, sadly, many did not survive. Those that received medical attention and appropriate care, however, are now thriving in captivity. This founder stock has produced a high number of captive-bred baby greek tortoise, some now grown up and producing offspring of their own, and these USA-born tortoises have proven to be an excellent choice for the reptile keeper. A rather responsive species, the Greek tortoise for sale has gotten rave reviews from those who have attempted to keep it long term, the right way.
Ibera Greek Tortoise Size
Depending on the subspecies, Greek tortoises will grow to between 5 and 8 inches. Some examples of T. g. ibera may attain 10 or 11 inches, but this is rare. Male Greek tortoises are usually smaller than females, but again, there are exceptions.
At hatching, most Greek tortoises are no more than an inch in length. They can grow rapidly when overfed and reports of them reaching 4 inches in less than two years is common, but not recommended.
Ibera Greek Tortoise for sale Housing
Housing Ibera Greek tortoises for sale outdoors in a naturalistic pen is always best. During the warmer part of the year, they can be kept in spacious enclosures that are well-planted with edible vegetation and receive plenty of time in nature, full sun. Indoors, the construction of a “tortoise table” will suit the needs of Greek tortoises well. A 3-by-6-foot unit made of plywood will suffice for a single adult and up to a pair of adults. Wood is always recommended over plastic or glass so that the tortoises cannot see through their enclosure’s walls. This way they will learn their boundaries and it will lessen their attempts to escape.
Greek Tortoise for sale – Availability
Finally Depending on the subspecies, Greek tortoises for sale are readily available. Forms such as the Ibera Greek and now the golden Greek have produced well under captive conditions and healthy hatchlings can be found at reptile expos, pet stores, online dealers, and private breeders. Throughout the year, one can usually locate babies available for sale with ease.
Keepers are strongly advised to refrain from buying freshly imported Testudo graeca from the wild; these specimens are brought over in droves and are typically offered for sale in spring and late summer. Only the very experienced tortoise keeper should attempt to take on such a challenge. As always, buy captive-bred over wild-caught.