energy in our bodies. The same applies to reptiles as well. You may be wondering that a slow reptile like a tortoise probably does not need energy.
But, it does! When young and growing, reptiles are more active. To sustain this activeness, more energy is required. When they are pregnant, they need energy supply for more than just themself and thus need more carbohydrates.Then again, you have to keep in mind that in the same way, an excess of carbs is not good for a reptile either.
When there is an extra intake of carbs, the energy is stored as fat and may lead to obesity. Yes, animals can become obese too!Read more on emlii.com