Box Turtles

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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 ...
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Overview


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 health of these creatures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793828951
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Series: Complete Herp Care Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 822,342
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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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Table of Contents


Introduction     4
Box Turtle Biology     8
Acquiring a Box Turtle     26
Housing Box Turtles     34
Diet for Box Turtles     54
Box Turtle Health Care     66
Hibernation and Breeding     96
Resources     124
References     125
Index     126
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2012

    Box turtles

    That book wasnt all that good

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