Leo shells out $400 for tortoise

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2010, 19:37 PM IST

Washington: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has recently bought a new pet tortoise that can live to be 80 years old.

According to sources close to the actor, Leo picked up the 10-year-old Sulcata tortoise at the North American Reptile Breeders Conference and Trade Show in Anaheim, CA over the weekend, reports TMZ.com.

He attended the show with fellow "Inception" star Lukas Haas.

According to sources, Leo pre-ordered the exotic African tortoise from Prehistoric Pets, a California pet store that specializes in rare reptiles, and it cost him 400 dollars.

Leo asked for the biggest tortoise they had, a 38-pounder, but according to experts, Sulcatas can grow to weigh 200 pounds.

ANI