Tortoises

Tortoises

by E.J. Pirog
     
 


Tortoises is the most comprehensive guide to caring for and breeding your favorite land turtle. This title covers more than 15 species available in the reptile hobby, both common and rare, including Russian, yellow-foot, red-foot, sulcata, leopard, and star tortoises. It discusses topics vital to caring for your tortoise, such as housing, temperature and humidity…  See more details below

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Tortoises is the most comprehensive guide to caring for and breeding your favorite land turtle. This title covers more than 15 species available in the reptile hobby, both common and rare, including Russian, yellow-foot, red-foot, sulcata, leopard, and star tortoises. It discusses topics vital to caring for your tortoise, such as housing, temperature and humidity control, lighting, feeding. This expertly written book includes details on constructing and maintaining outdoor enclosures. The author, an experienced tortoise breeder, guides the reader through the process of breeding and raising these reptiles. Photos illustrate each species, several enclosures, and other important topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780793828630
Publisher:
TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Series:
Complete Herp Care
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
751,761
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

E.J. Pirog has been keeping a large group of reptiles with a special focus on tortoises for more than 30 years. He frequently writes and lectures on turtle-related topics and is the author of two previous books on tortoises. He lives near Atlanta, Georgia, with his family and a herd of tortoises.

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