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Meet Henry

Henry is 12 years old. He loves roaming the park and even has his own “house”! He’s a real camera hog and both kids and adults love him!

The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), also called the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise inhabiting the southern edge of the Sahara desert in Africa. It is the third-largest species of tortoise in the world, the largest species of mainland tortoise, and the only extant species in the genus Centrochelys.

Sulcatas can grow to be well over 230 lbs. and can live 80 – 150 years!