Turtles & Tortoises [NOOK Book]

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In Turtles & Tortoises beginning hobbyists of all ages will find amazing facts and useful information about turtles and tortoises from around the world. Author Russ Case, a noted author and reptile and amphibian specialist, recommends the top twelve turtles and tortoises that are best for first-time keepers, not counting, of course, the familiar box turtle. From the smaller examples, like the mud turtle that grows only 5 inches, to the Galapagos giant tortoise, which can weigh over 700 pounds, Turtles & ...
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Overview


In Turtles & Tortoises beginning hobbyists of all ages will find amazing facts and useful information about turtles and tortoises from around the world. Author Russ Case, a noted author and reptile and amphibian specialist, recommends the top twelve turtles and tortoises that are best for first-time keepers, not counting, of course, the familiar box turtle. From the smaller examples, like the mud turtle that grows only 5 inches, to the Galapagos giant tortoise, which can weigh over 700 pounds, Turtles & Tortoises opens up the whole captivating world of chelonians to the reader. This color guide covers the origins of these fascinating creatures as well as the health, feeding, housing, and care of these fascinating creatures.
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Philippe de Vosjoli
"Russ Case has written a fine introduction to turtles for the young reader with an emphasis on providing essential information on responsible care. It fills an important niche and is a strong addition to Bowtie's Beginning Vivarium Systems TM series."--(Philippe de Vosjoli, Founder of the Advanced Vivarium Systems TM Series)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620080320
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/14/2012
  • Series: Beginning Vivarium Systems
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 626,209
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
1. Reptiles as Pets
2. What Chelonians Look Like
3. Where to Find Turtles and Tortoises
4. Making a Good Turtle Home
5. Making a Good Tortoise Home
6. Chelonian Chow
7. Turtles Are Terrific!
8. Time to Talk Tortoises
9. Potential Health Problems
10. Dangers and Rescues
11. Dos and Don'ts for Owners
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