Pyxis arachnoides brygooi
Tropical deciduous forest
Wild :Fruits, herbaceous & succulent plants
Zoo : Fruits & vegetables, assorted greens and supplements
Very little information is given. One egg is laid
One egg is laid
Did You Know?
The species is also called the northern spider tortoise.
In February 2004, the international commission (CITES) recommended that the tortoise be listed as Critically Endangered, due to the degradation of its habitat and harvesting for international pet trade.
Where in the Zoo?
I can be found in the Reptile Exhibits at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.