AnAge entry for Chelonoidis denticulata
Classification (HAGRID: 03398)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
- Chelonoidis denticulata
- Common name
- Yellow-footed tortoise
- Geochelone denticulata
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 35.2 years (captivity)
- ref. 451
- Sample size
- Data quality
There is an anecdotal story, which might be true, of a wild-born specimen called "Big Mo" that arrived in 1972 in Pittsburgh Zoo and died in 2008. Based on his size, it was estimated to be over 70 years of age when he died.
Life history traits (averages)
- No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.
No information on metabolism is available.