The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea), from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, is one of the largest tortoises in the world.Historically, giant tortoises were on many of the western Indian Ocean islands, as well as Madagascar, and the fossil record indicates giant tortoises once occurred on every continent and many islands with the exception of Australia and Antarctica.
Name: Aldabra Giant tortoise
Scientific name: Aldabrachelys gigantea
Size: 90cm – 120cm (3ft – 4ft)
Life Span: 80 – 255 years
Weight: 150kg – 250kg (330lbs – 550lbs)
Colour: Black, Brown, Tan