Age of Greek Tortoise

My  greek tortoise

My greek tortoise

I've bought a greek tortoise 5 months ago, the pet shop told me that it is from Europe, but didn't know it's age... Is there a way to know the ago of it? It is small size, since I bought it, it's shell grew few millimeters. I appreciate your help.

Comments for Age of Greek Tortoise

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 08, 2011
greek turtle
by: sfrog1600

I have a greek tortois but looking at your tortoise i would say about 1 year old.

Apr 29, 2010
THE AGE
by: Anonymous

I WOULD SAY 2 JUST STARTING 2

Apr 04, 2009
Greek Tortoise age
by: Shelly

If you are not around when your tortoise hatches, the only way to tell its age is by the size of its shell.

A Greek tortoise will be about 1-1/2 inches long when it hatches, and will grow to be about 7 inches long. It will reach about 3 inches in approximately two years if it is healthy.

Once a tortoise is full grown, there is not reliable way to tell its true age.

Keep it slow and steady.

Click here to add your own comments

Return to Ask Your Turtle or Tortoise Question.