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Giant Tortoise

Geochelone gigantea

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The Aldabra Giant Tortoise (Geochelone gigantea) is a turtle that lives only Testudinidae family in the atoll is named, Aldabra in the Seychelles archipelago. Moreover, man has been introduced in Unguja Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania.

  • Especie: Geochelone gigantea
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  • Orden: Testudines
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  • Familia: Testudinidae
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  • En peligro de extinción: Amenazada (vulnerable)

Features:

After the Galapagos giant tortoise is the world’s largest turtle, may exceed a meter in length. Males can weigh 250 kg, while females rub 150 kg. As with other turtles can live for more than 100 years.

The domed carapace is dark gray or black. The limbs are very robust, essential to support the tremendous weight of the animal element. The neck is disproportionately long, even for such a large animal, making it useful to reach the lower branches of the trees, some localized almost a meter high from the ground.

Customs, food and habitat:

Turtle is a herbivore and feeds on grass, leaves and woody stems, although it may occasionally supplement their diet with invertebrates and carrion.

In Mundomar also receive fruit like apple or banana. Despite the availability of fresh water in their territories, usually get it from the foods they eat. Also do not fear the presence of man, act completely indifferent to it and may eat from her hand.

Curiosities:

Sexual maturity is determined by size, not by age; hence when considered sexually mature reach half the target size. Mating occurs between February and May. The female lays 10 to 25 eggs. There is a high rate of infertility of the eggs, about 60% are not fertilized. Incubation lasts 8 months and hatching occurs between October and November.

How to arrive

Mundomar is an animal park located in Benidorm, capital of Costa Blanca, Alicante. The Costa Blanca is one of the main tourist areas of Spain and Benidorm is the most important town.

C/ Sierra Helada s/n
03503, Benidorm (Alicante)

Geographical coordinates:
38º 32' 26'' N | -0º 5' 36'' E

BY CAR

By the AP7 freeway, if you come from Valencia or Alicante direction you must take Benidorm Levante exit.

We remind you parking in Mundomar is free.

BY TRAM

Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana ( TRAM ) unen Denia y Alicante, parando en las principales ciudades costeras. La línea 9 tiene dos de las paradas más cercanas a Mundomar, "Disco Benidorm" y "Camí Coves". Para los visitantes del resto de España , lo mejor es utilizar RENFE de Alicante y una vez allí, tomar el tranvía.

BY BUS

Visit Mundomar from Alicante, Valencia and Murcia with transport included.

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If you come from Alicante Airport you can find Transfer Service here.

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1-Day Ticket

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20€

1-Day
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Ticket valid for one day Mundomar. (Sale only on line)

Caregiver for a day

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50€

Caregiver
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Dolphin Encounter

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110€

Dolphin
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Family 4 people + food

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69€

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4 people + food

Ticket valid for one day in the park of 2 adults and 2 children with the included (2 adults and 2 children 3 to 12 years old) menu. (Sale only on line)

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39€

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Ticket valid for one day in the park 2 adults and children s children under 3 years.

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53€

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Ticket valid for one day in the park 2 adults and a Kid @ between 3 and 12 years

Family ticket 3 + food

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90€

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ticket 3 + food

Ticket valid for a day at the park with menu included 3 persons (2 adults and a Kid @ aged 3 to 12 years old). (Sale only on line)

Family Ticket 4

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69€

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Ticket valid for one day in the park of 2 adults and 2 children s between 3 and 12 years old. (Sale only on line)

Season Pass

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49€

Season
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Come whenever you want and get our whole season.

Swim with Sea Lions

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90€

Swim
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Have fun with our friendly and caring Sea Lions!

TICKET 1 DAY + FOOD

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53€

TICKET
1 DAY + FOOD

Ticket valid for a day at the park with menu included. (Online sale only).

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