What Is The Difference Between Red-Footed and Yellow-Footed Tortoises

Red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis [Geochelone] carbonaria) and Yellow-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis [Geochelone] denticulata) are often mistaken as each other. The Yellow-Footed Tortoises has large scales on its nosterils. The Red-Foot Tortoises has smaller fragmented scales on its nostrils. Yellow-footed tortoises are native to southern Colombia (absent from the north), Venezuela, Island of Trinidad, Guyana (formerly British Guiana), Surinam, … Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Red-Footed and Yellow-Footed Tortoises