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Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Jenminer, Oct 8, 2019 at 3:06 PM.

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  1. Jenminer

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    Does anyone keep Aldabras in northern Ca? I know they do in southern Ca with success. I’d love to have one but only if it was safe and the animal would have a good quality of life.
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    I've not seen it done with success in Southern CA. I've seen it done though. I think the CA climate is too dry. Galops do better here if you want a giant. There are other species better suited to our CA climate.
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    Yeah, it’s probably a pipe dream of mine. I don’t want the animal to suffer, I was just curious if anyone had attempted to keep one in northern Ca and if it was possible or not.
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    It is possible to keep any species anywhere with enough time, money and effort. Its not practical to keep a humidity needing, tropical island, giant tortoise in a dry temperate climate.
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