Baby Leopard Tortoises Geochelone pardalisLeopard Tortoises are exquisite tortoises that can grow to weigh over 30lbs with carapaces that can grow to be over two feet in length! On average, though, these beautiful tortoises’ carapaces reach 15-18 inches in length. It’s important to keep their potential size in mind, but also keep in mind that Leopard Tortoise can live for 100 years!Leopard Tortoises have dome-shaped carapaces with a yellowish hue. They do the best in outdoor enclosures where they thrive in UVB light and heat from the sun, but fluorescent UVB light sources are sufficient. Leopard Tortoises require a warm enclosure during colder months and a nice heat supply because they’re native habitats are warm, dry areas. Leopard Tortoises are primarily herbivorous and love to munch on grasses!