Box Turtles

Box Turtles

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by Tess Cook
     
 

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This comprehensive guide discusses the care, breeding, and natural history of these popular pets and covers all the species and subspecies of box turtles present in the reptile hobby, including North American box turtles and Asian box turtles of the genus Cuora. The author, an expert on box turtles, who has studied them, bred them in captivity, and rehabilitated… See more details below

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This comprehensive guide discusses the care, breeding, and natural history of these popular pets and covers all the species and subspecies of box turtles present in the reptile hobby, including North American box turtles and Asian box turtles of the genus Cuora. The author, an expert on box turtles, who has studied them, bred them in captivity, and rehabilitated injured box turtles for release back into nature, provides in-depth discussion of hibernation- a critical topic for the healt of these creatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780793843671
Publisher:
TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
Complete Herp Care
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
705,828
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

Tess Cook has been involved with box turtles since 1991 and in 1996 launched an online box turtle care handbook along with the Terrapene discussion group. In 2001, she got her wildlife rehabilitation certificate and has rehabbed dozens of box turtles as well as presented educational talks on these animals. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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