Testudo graeca anamurensis (Anamur, Turkey)

Anamur Greek Tortoise

Adult Size

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 .

Natural Environment