Herbivore. Grass, herbs, fruits.
Habitat: Forests, cultivated areas
Incubation: 4-15 eggs, incubation 100-200 days
Social structure: Solitary
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Estimated population in the wild: Unknown
Threats: Wildfires, habitat degradation.
Did you know that:
It is the largest European tortoise.
Males have longer and thicker tail than females as well as a concave lower carapace.
After waking from hibernation, males immediately search for female to mate.