A tortoise was found alive in a locked store room after thirty years! It is believed that Manuela survived by eating termites from the wooden floors. The red-footed tortoise species can go for extended periods without food.
The Red Footed Tortoise is one of the most popular tortoise breeds. This tortoise has a curious personality, and is a good choice for beginners.
Reptile Intelligence – Red-Footed Tortoises Learn by Imitation