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Popular Tortoises (Advanced Vivarium Systems)

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Tortoises are simply vegetable-eating turtles, and because of their easy care requirements they are among the most popular of all herps kept as pets. This colorful and informative guide proves the perfect introduction to these attractive reptiles. Author Philippe de Vosjoli provides guidelines for selecting and keeping the most popular tortoises, highlighting the leopard tortoise, African spurred tortoise, red-footed tortoise, Russian tortoise, and pancake tortoise. For each he provides insight into size, sexing, housing, temperature requirement, feeding, hibernation, breeding, and more. This Advanced Vivarium Systems title includes information about selecting a healthy example, quarantine and acclimation considerations, housing needs, water and feeding, as well as solid advice about keeping tortoises healthy. A separate chapter on diseases and disorders provides a complete primer on the health needs and veterinary care of these rewarding reptiles.

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Pages 70
Publish Date 2014-11-18
Series Advanced Vivarian
Size 5.5" x 8.5" x 0.149"
Author Philippe De Vosjoli
Product Form Paperback / softback

About the Author

Philippe de Vosjoli is a bestselling writer and publisher with varied interests, including amphibians, reptiles, unusual plants, the role of hallucinogenic plants in the evolution of culture and religion, and how the rise of the parallel reality of cyberspace will impact our future. He is also the author of the acclaimed children's book, The Legend of Atticus Rex.

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