Paperback in Very Good (VG) condition.
In this Advanced Vivarium Systems book 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 best twelve turtles and tortoises 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 colorful guide covers the origins of these fascinating creatures as well as the health, feeding, housing, and care of these fascinating creatures. Sidebars throughout offer facts, tips, and advice. Glossary of terms.