Ive always been curious about hornets - do they serve a useful role in our society? Are they just like wasps, requiring us to develop new and exciting strategies to wipe them from the face of the planet, or are they all warm and fuzzy, deserving of our love?
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Popular as pets, the Red Footed Tortoise originally hails from South America, where export permits are required to take them out of the individualcountries. Mosttortoisesnow found in captivity were captive bred. The Red Footed Tortoise is of least concern on the IUCN list.
Tortoises at the Lincoln Park ZooThey are a medium sized species, growing up to 14 inches in length, though the males are typically longer and heavier than the females. Red Footed Tortoises are primarily herbivores, consuming grass... read more »