Aldabra tortoises

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher © Wildlife Conservation Society)

Giant Tortoises Debut At Bronx Zoo

The two males weigh in at 400 and 600 pounds.

08/14/2014

Aldabra tortoise (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Tortoises Rescued From NJ Home Recovering At Zoo

Animal protection advocates said they’re still seeking a permanent home in a warm climate for the reptiles, which for now will remain at Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township.

09/24/2011

Aldabra tortoise (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Seize 4 Huge Tortoises From Highlands Home

Authorities say Richard Hines Jr. is charged with possession of exotic species without a permit after they found Aldabra tortoises, ranging in weight between 25 and 600 pounds, in his backyard.

09/13/2011