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Until we actually saw this, it was hard to imagine how they actually eat. The sort of half bite, half rip the grass out of the ground.

This video was taken at the Tortoise Ranch on Santa Cruz Island. It was a rainy morning, and the tortoises were fairly active, I guess. We’ve seen these giant tortoises eat lots of things: papaya, an old cactus and grass. More videos to follow.

 

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