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Due to the Great Inflatable Race in Swope Park, the Meyer entrance to the Zoo will be closed on Saturday April 20. Please use the 63rd Street or Elmwood entrance.
Native to the grasslands of Africa, the leopard tortoise is so named because of the pattern on its carapace or top shell. The fourth largest species of tortoise, adults can reach 40-50 pounds in weight and may live to be 100. You can find our tortoises near the crocodiles in Africa.