Testudo graeca anamurensis can be found in Cape Anamur and the southwest coast of Turkey. Photo Map belongs to Lonely Planet.
Males grow 7-8" in size and weigh up to, and over, 1,500g.
Females can grow 8-10" in size and weigh at least 2,000g.
High in fiber, rich in calcium, and low in protein. Weeds, broadleaf greens, flowers, optunia cactus and optunia fruit. Organic store-bought greens and Mazuri on occasion. No fruit - too high in sugars.
Shell coloration may be entirely black or may be yellowish with black mottling.
In the wild, this subspecies will .
Adult female anamurensis. Photo by Garden State Tortoise and used with permission.