They breed between February and May, when females lay between 4 and 25 eggs burried in the sand. Its incubation period lasts between 98 and 200 days. They are long-lasting, and many specimens are older than 100 years. These turtles are usually herbivores and feed mainly on grass, leaves and roots of forest plants. Occasionally allow themselves to eat some invertebrates, dead bodies, and ever bodies of other dead turtles, and, interestingly, only when they are on a diet! Aldabra turtles live as solitary or in groups when they usually feed in open meadows. They are most active in the morning, while during the day they can be seen digging underground tanks or resting in the punds in order to retain the cold during the hot summer days.
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