All About Hermann’s Tortoises

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Hermann's Tortoise can be kept as pets in the UK

Hermann’s tortoises are one of the most popular tortoises kept in Britain. The originate from the Mediteranean coasts, and are one of the three species which will happily live outside in our summer climate.

Hermann’s are one of the smaller varieties of tortoises, but they make up for their size with their personalities.  If you’re considering buying a tortoise, then they are definately a species to consider.

I was going to write a post specifically about Hermann’s tortoises, but then I found this video which explains all about Hermann’s and how to look after them. The video also demonstrates how to tell them apart from the Mediterranean Spur Thighed tortoises, which is easier to show than to write about, so I had to share it with you.

And if you watch all the way to the end, there’s a very cute little baby…