Leopard Tortoise for sale (Pardalis Babcocki for sale)
We have some fantastic captive-bred leopard tortoise for sale. The Pardalis Babcocki locale is known for being smaller than their Giant South African cousin. Giant south African leopard tortoise are also known as the pardalis pardalis leopard tortoise. We have hatchings, well started babies (recommended over fragile hatchlings) and cute and plump yearlings. The leopard tortoise is divided into 2 subspecies. The most common Pardalis Babcocki is easier to locate for sale and cheaper in cost. The babcocki leopard tortoises for sale grows from 11-16″. Even rarer, and more impressive is the Giant South African Leopard tortoise. Also known as the Pardalis Pardalis, the giant south African leopard tortoise can grow to lengths up to 18-20″.
The leopard tortoise for sale is the second largest tortoise native to Africa. Only the African spurred tortoise is larger. Two subspecies are generally recognized. Stigmochelys pardalis babcocki is the most common species of pet leopard tortoise for sale in the pet trade. It has a large natural range resulting in geographic variations in size, color and temperature tolerance. Stigmochelys pardalis pardalis is from South Africa and Namibia. The giant South African leopard tortoise can be distinguished from more common with the naked eye. Because it is generally darker in color, has speckled skin, and more than 1 dot on some of the vertebral scutes. Also, the Giant south African may not be as high domed and generally grows 1.5 times larger.