1. Michael231

    Locale of St. Louis Zoo Yellowfoot Tortoises?

    It is well known that yellow foot tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulata) get to a medium size in nature compared to most tortoises (averaging 30-45 cm in most locales). However, in almost every corner of the species range there seems to be a tortoise or two that grows to immense proportions...
  2. Hrasmussen20

    Large tortoise

    I am really wanting to get a larger tortoise like a sulcata or Galapagos. I am setting up my back yard as we speak and am hoping for a good size to start like 20 inches or larger. My friend had a Galapagos when I was growing up and I just think they are so cool Anybody in Florida need to rehome...
  3. teresaf

    South American marine toad(rhinella marina) male or female?

    Help! I want to name my new little friend but I don't really know how to tell if she's male or female. I'm leaning towards female. She's about 8" from snout to vent if that helps! I haven't heard a peep out of her even though I've held her in different ways.... If I need to get more pictures...
  4. Laura Woj

    GIANT tortoise needs a burrow, haaalp!

    Ive got a 22 yr old 70 lb Sulcata. He's HUGE! He wants a burrow, and rather than allowing him to make one himself, Id like to control the situation. Mainly so it doesn't get out of control. I'm leaning towards this 3 wall cinder block idea, capped with plywood and buried in dirt. My issue is...