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You should assume that most adult or subadult Russian tortoises for sale are wild -caught (imported). Captive-bred babies are rarely raised to adult size and sold.

Adult male Russian tortoises usually attain 5 to 6 inches in length, with females reaching 6 to 9 inches. Within our breeding colonies, most males are right.

Russian tortoises are usually imported when they are young adults at 4 to 5 inches in carapace length. Russian tortoises lay eggs. The male.

Russian tortoises are one of the smaller species of genus Testudo, measuring up to 20 cm (8 in) in length. Adult size ranges from cm (