Laid in clutches of 10-12 individuals, tortoise hatchlings take up to 4 months to leave their eggs. When they're ready to emerge, they use their beak to break apart the egg and eat it as their first meal. Eluding predators, this tortoise has made it past the difficult early part of its life!
Scientific Name: Family Testudinidae
Characteristics: Scientifically accurate and beautifully hand painted, this baby tortoise figurines exhibits the tall domed shell and long limbs characteristic of many tortoise species. Like all Safari models, this tortoise baby’s exceptional craftsmanship makes it great as a toy for play, as a teaching aid, or as a piece of decor.
Size and Color: Measuring 5.5 inches long and 2.75 inches wide, this figurine is a touch longer and wider than a soda can on its side. Colored with brown skin and an olive-brown shell, this adorable little baby is looking for a safe place to grow old!
The Tortoise Baby is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.