How to Breed Herman Tortoises?

Answer Hermann's tortoises originally come from Southeast Europe. This species stays relatively small, growing to lengths of only 5 to 10 inches, depending upon the subspecies. They tend to be brightly co... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Breed Herman Tortoises

Would Herman be a good name for my baby I have 56 cats named Herman already, so I think it's a good fit?

Due for what on March 20th? Commitment to a mental institution? It's a serious health threat to bring an infant into a home overrun by 56 cats. Is it safe to assume that you recognize that you a... Read More »

How to Sex Tortoises?

Desert TortoiseJust bought a tortoise and wondering whether your new friend is a male or female? If so, wonder no more with this simple how-to!

Different Types of Tortoises?

There are over 200 types of tortoises, which is why categorizing them is difficult. Some scientists separate turtles by size, grouping them into the categories of large, medium and small. Others di... Read More »

Tortoises & Salmonella?

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious illnesses in humans and lead to death if not treated in time. Reptiles such as tortoises have a bad reputation for carrying and spreading salmonella,... Read More »