10 Photos of Giant Tortoises Chowing Down

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Galapagos tortoises are known for living forever (up to 170 years old), and for being HUGE. The largest male at the Zoo, Speedy, weighs about 600 lbs. At that size, Galapagos tortoises have ridiculous appetites. Learn more about this fascinating endangered species.

And now, 10 photos of epic tortoise gnoshing. Just because.


Hello Mr. Watermelon

Get in my belly!!!


Prepare to die!

Oh sweet sweet melon-y goodness…

Tortoise attack!

You are mine!!!!

I need a bigger mouth. :/




Matt Steele is the social media planner for San Diego Zoo Global. Read his previous post, 10 Photos That Prove Mr. Wu is a Super Awesome Gymnast.