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can tortoises get too hot?

Can Tortoises Get Heatstroke?

Unlike turtles, tortoises cope better in hot climates. The desert tortoise is native to the Mojave and Sonoran deserts, where rainfall is limited and scorching heats are frequent. Even still, […]

do tortoises like to sit in water?

Do Tortoises Absorb Water?

It was once believed that tortoises thrived in arid climates. While it’s true that tortoises don’t need as much water as turtles, they still need moisture and humidity to survive. […]