Come Visit Charlie the Tortoise at Petropolis!

Charlie the Tortoise at PetropolisCharlie the tortoise is an African Sulcata Tortoise (also known as an African Spurred Tortoise) who lives at Petropolis Pet Center in Chesterfield, MO.

Charlie is the mascot over at Petropolis, and travels all over the St. Louis area to visit with friends, fans, children, students and anyone else who enjoys a visit from the famous tortoise! Charlie has appeared several times Show Me St. Louis, Fox 2 in the Morning with Tim Ezell, Great Day St. Louis, and many other shows in the area! But his most famous appearances came from the time that he pushed open the doors of Petropolis and walked around the Chesterfield Valley!

Charlie has a lot of celebrity friends around St. Louis, including many local sports and news celebrities. Come by Petropolis and check out his wall of fame, where he has been photographed with Albert Pujols, T.J. Oshie, Mark Reardon, Emmy Award Winning Director Thom Wallner and many others!

Charlie enjoys long walks around the lobby of Petropolis, short strolls in the yard outside, and soaking under the hose near his heating lamp. But his favorite thing to do is to go on road trips around St. Louis and visit all of his friends.

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