Ascension St. John Family Den is temporarily closed through December 1.   

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Yellow-Footed Tortoise

Chelonoidis denticulata

Over-hunting is the greatest threat to these turtles. Not only are they a delicacy, but they’re considered a “fish” and eaten at times when people avoid eating red meat. Thankfully, there have been wildlife reserves created to begin protecting these tortoises and other animals.


Found At

Rainforest

CONSERVATION STATUS

Vulnerable

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