Reptile Gardens adds 8 new tortoises

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — Next week, you can check out some new family members at Reptile Gardens in Rapid City.

The park will hold a “coming out party” for the eight Giant Tortoises that just arrived. Reptile Gardens spent a quarter of a million dollars to bring the tortoises to South Dakota.

The biggest newcomer is a 500-pound male that cost $125,000.

You can see all eight of the tortoises starting on May 1st.

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