Check Out This All Black Baby Galapagos Tortoise

November 29, 2019

Feast your eyes upon this all black Galapagos tortoise hatching at the Three Jays Tortoise Sanctuary in Florida.

all black tortoise
Credit: @crittercatchermeg

Megan De Angelis visited the sanctuary and posted videos of the adorable critter on Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Megan says the green paint on his carapace (top shell) is to indicate what clutch this baby came from.

According to her, this species is an endangered Galapagos tortoise, one of many the sanctuary has bred for conservation purposes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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