Leo DiCaprio commits to tortoise

Leonardo DiCaprio.
Leonardo DiCaprio. Bang ShowBiz

LEONARDO DiCaprio has bought a tortoise.

The actor stopped off at North American Reptile Breeders Conference and Trade Show in Anaheim, California, last weekend to pick up the 10-year-old Sulcata tortoise which cost him $400.

According to, Leonardo pre-ordered the animal - whose native habitat is Africa - from Prehistoric Pets, a California store that specialises in reptiles.

The 35-year-old old Hollywood heartthrob went to the conference with his 'Inception' co-star Lukas Haas.

The 'Shutter Island' star has made a big commitment by getting a tortoise as the slow-moving creature can live up to 80 years old and can weigh 200 pounds.

One commitment Leonardo is yet to make is to propose to his girlfriend Bar Refaeli.

Despite recent reports claiming he had enlisted the help of his mother Irmelin to help him choose the perfect engagement ring for the Israeli-born supermodel, Leonardo - who has been dating Bar for almost five years - still hasn't popped the question.

A source said: "He is finally ready to settle down and make it official. Leo has told his closest friend that his mother has been helping him pick out an engagement ring for Bar. He seems to be waiting for the right time."

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