- Tortoise is a reptile i.e. it creeps on the land.
- It has four small legs, two eyes, a nose and a small neck.
- It has a big hard shell which protects it from predators. In danger, the tortoise hides in the shell.
- There are many species of tortoise. Some live on land while some others live in the water.
- The tortoise lays eggs which then hatch and new baby tortoises come out.