Tortoises : A Comprehensive Guide to Russian Tortoises, Leopard Tortises, and More

Tortoises : A Comprehensive Guide to Russian Tortoises, Leopard Tortises, and More

Book Title: Tortoises : A Comprehensive Guide to Russian Tortoises, Leopard Tortises, and More

Author: George Hoppendale

Format: Paperback | 160 pages

Publication Date: 28 Feb 2012

ISBN-13: 9780793828630

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.