Agrionemys horsfieldii ( Russian,steppe, or horsefield tortoise)

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Scientific name : Agrionemys horsfieldii





Range : The mountains of Afghanistan,Pakistan,Northen and eastern Iran,Western China, and the Soviet territory Kazakhstan..
Diet : r broadleaf weeds.leafy greens.flowers, and herbs Russians need a water dish in their enclosure at all times.
Health and disease : For best results, purchase an alert, active Russian tortoise with bright, clean eyes, a healthy proportion of length to weight and walking comfortably. These tortoises can suffer from most common reptile health problems, but parasites and respiratory infections are probably the most common.
Shelter : burrows dug into the ground at an angle, or one dug straight down.
Conservation : Because of massive importation, this species is currently listed as vulnerable.
 
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