Red-Eared Sliders (Animal Planet Pet Care Library)

Red-Eared Sliders (Animal Planet Pet Care Library)

by Katrina Smith


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Red-Eared Sliders (Animal Planet Pet Care Library) by Katrina Smith

The most common turtle found in home aquariums, red-eared sliders are great pets for both novice and experienced turtle keepers. Originally a native of warm climates, these semi-aquatic turtles love to bask in the sun when they aren’t foraging for food. Written by a turtle rescuer and rehabilitator, Red-Eared Sliders is an all-inclusive guide to caring for this popular turtle species. This book contains instructions on how to construct and maintain proper indoor and outdoor enclosures for sliders as well as other closely related turtle species along with vivid, full-color photos displaying the completed habitats. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet™, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780793837090
Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,231,595
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Karina Smith received a BS in biology from Eastern New Mexico University. She has been the adoptions coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Turtle and Tortoise Society (MATTS) in Maryland for over 11 years, where she has been involved in the care and adoption of over 1000 turtles. She and her husband share their home with a western hognose snake, a mud turtle, various foster turtles and a cat.

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