Ploughshare Tortoise

Habitat: Reptiles

Think you’re seeing just another tortoise? Think again! These tortoises are perhaps one of the rarest animals on Earth, with only a few hundred estimated that remain in the wild. Zoo Knoxville is planning a breeding program to help save them as soon as these youngsters reach maturity.

WF-Green-Stroke

IUCN RED LIST STATUS

Critically endangered

EXPERIENCES

Keeper chats scheduled seasonally Memorial Day through Labor Day.