The Turtle: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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Wiley, Mar 18, 1997 - Pets - 128 pages
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With "The Turtle: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet" you will discover easy ways to provide the very best in care for your pet turtle. A chelonian expert offers straightforward information so that you can create a thriving environment for your new family member.

The Turtle offers:

  • Completely up-to-date resources, including top Web sites of interest to chelonian owners
  • Information on how to choose the right turtle for you
  • An exploration of appropriate reptile housing, diets, and healthcare?for both terrestrial and aquatic turtles
  • A detailed discussion of the turtle species that are widely available in North America
  • Full-color photographs of a variety of turtles in all the ages and stages of their lives?from hatchling to centenarian

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Welcome to the World of the Turtle
Living with Turtles
Keeping Your Turtle Healthy

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About the author (1997)

Lenny Flank, Jr. has been collecting and studying reptiles and amphibians for over 15 years. Currently, he owns over 80 individual amphibians of some 40 different species. He is a frequent lecturer on herpetoculture, and is an advisor to thousands of herp owners.

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