Animal Diaries Archive
An Island Paradise
21 March 2008
Have a look at this island paradise called Madagascar Island! And two of our four Aldabran Tortoises Coconut and Jarvis have scored a peace of it. Coconut and Jarvis can be viewed on Madagascar Island from the far side of Tiger Temple. The couple have been living there for three weeks now and have been settling in nicely. To give them a bit of company for a couple of weeks our other two Aldabran Tortoises Igloo and his brother Goliath are also staying on the island, while they wait for there old home to be refurnished. Unfortunately, at this stage you can’t visit MadagascarIsland to meet Coconut or Jarvis, but you can meet Igloo and Goliath personally on one of our Tortoises Encounters that start over the Easter holidays when their home will be finished.
Our Amazing Aldabran Tortoises
The Aldabran Tortoise is the largest species of land tortoise in the world. They can grow to roughly 1 metre tall and can weigh as much 300 kilograms. Their s ...more