Spider Tortoise Hatches at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Spider Tortoise Hatches at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

For the first time ever, a rare spider tortoise native to Madagascar hatched at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. The spider tortoise, named after the pattern on the back of their shells that resemble golden-colored spider webs, are endangered. The tortoise hatched at the zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center, in Washington, D.C., on May 10. If the spider […]