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Keeping A Pet Tortoise

Author : A. C. Highfield
ISBN : 1842862138
Genre : Testudinidae
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A 'one-stop' source of advice and valuable guidance on all aspects of keeping a wide variety of tortoise species. It includes essential information on protection of the species in the wild, export bans and buying with confidence from a reputable vendor.

Sulcata Tortoise As Pets

Author : Lolly Brown
ISBN : 1946286575
Genre : Human-animal relationships
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Sulcata Tortoise or also known as African Spur Thighs can live between 70 and 100 years! Taking care of Sulcata tortoises especially when they're still young is quite easy and affordable. These tortoises have a reputation of being very friendly, inquisitive compared to other turtle or tortoise species, and they also have outgoing personalities. They're not boring pets unlike what we think of most turtles or tortoises and you'll surely enjoy their company for a very long time. Get to know if the Sulcata Tortoises is the longtime companion for you! This book will delve deeper on how to maintain and keep pet tortoises, understand its biological characteristics, and give you information in terms of its health, nutrition, breeding and proper husbandry. Sulcata Tortoise General Info, Purchasing, Care, Cost, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Breeding and More Included!

Sulcata Tortoise As Pets

Author : Farhat Khan
ISBN : 1692539000
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Sulcata Tortoise, or also recognized as African Spur Thighs, can live between 70 and 100 years! Taking care of Sulcata tortoises, especially when they're still young, is quite easy and affordable. These tortoises have a reputation of being very friendly, challenging compared to other turtle or tortoise species, and they also have outgoing personalities. They're not dull pets, unlike what we think of most turtles or tortoises, and you'll surely enjoy their company for a very long time. Get to know if the Sulcata Tortoises is the longtime companion for you! The Book will delve more in-depth on how to maintain and keep pet tortoises, understand its biological characteristics, and give you the information in terms of its health, nutrition, breeding, and proper husbandry. Sulcata Tortoise General Info,Cost, Purchasing, Care, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Breeding, and More Included! The most delivered tortoises on the planet are likely the sulcata tortoises of north focal Africa. Sulcata tortoises are once in a while alluded to as African impelled, African goad thigh, and just prodded tortoises. As of late as a couple of decades, prior sulcate tortoises were uncommon in the United States, however, they have demonstrated a stunning capacity to adjust to different atmospheres and living spaces in imprisonment, and their minimal effort joined with an inquisitive character make them tortoises that are generally looked for after by first-time tortoise proprietors.

Leopard Tortoise Leopard Tortoise As Pets Leopard Tortoise Care Behavior Diet Interaction Costs And Health

Author : Ben Team
ISBN : 1910861413
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Because of their endearing personalities, attractive coloration and reasonable price, many tortoise species - including leopard tortoises -- are popular pets among reptile enthusiasts. However, every tortoise requires its own specific care regimen to thrive. Fortunately for those interested in keeping a leopard tortoise as a pet, these chelonians are rather easy to maintain if you satisfy their specific requirements. No matter which tortoise species you are inclined to add to your home, you'll need to research the species' needs to ensure you can provide the type of care you'll need to provide. Begin that journey inside, by learning about leopard tortoises, their place in the world and how to provide them with an artificial habitat that meets their needs. The author, Ben Team, is an environmental educator and author with over 16 years of professional reptile-keeping experience. Ben currently maintains www.FootstepsInTheForest.com, where he shares information, narration and observations of the natural world. Covered in this book: - Acquiring - Anatomy - Behavior - Biology - Breeding - Captive Considerations - Daily Care - Description - Diet - Ecology - Enclosure - Health - Husbandry - Interaction - Lighting - Maintenance - Monitoring - Myths and Misunderstandings - Taxonomy - The ideal environment .... and much more

Sulcata Tortoise As Pets

Author : Hyman Trust
ISBN : 169982035X
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Sulcata tortoises are big tortoises and in reality do not make perfect pets because of their prolonged lifespan. But if you discover yourself with one as a pet, they do have very particular requirements to maintain them healthful and satisfied and you may locate that they make very amusing companions.Owning a sulcata tortoise (also called an African spurred tortoise or Geochelone sulcata) is not for all of us. To the uninformed buyer, sulcata tortoises seem like tiny, adorable tank turtles; little do they recognise that within numerous years, with right care, they'll grow to be the scale of a large dog. Worse, without proper care, they could die.Don't get me incorrect. Sulcata tortoises may be awesome pets. However, there's manner more paintings worried in elevating these special animals than first meets the attention. People have to do their studies and make informed choices approximately whether or not raising one is right for their family.Sulcata Tortoise or additionally known as African Spur Thighs can stay between 70 and 100 years! Taking care of Sulcata tortoises specially once they're nevertheless younger is pretty smooth and low-cost. These tortoises have a reputation of being very friendly, inquisitive as compared to different turtle or tortoise species, and they also have outgoing personalities. They're not dull pets in contrast to what we think about maximum turtles or tortoises and you'll really revel in their employer for a totally long time. Get to know if the Sulcata Tortoises is the longtime companion for you! This book will delve deeper on a way to hold and hold pet tortoises, apprehend its organic characteristics, and provide you with facts in phrases of its fitness, nutrition, breeding and right husbandry. Sulcata Tortoise General Info, Purchasing, Care, Cost, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Breeding

African Spurred Tortoises As Pets

Author : Farhat Khan
ISBN : 1695037421
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The African Spurred Tortoise is one of the most popular tortoises today. The African Spurred Tortoise or Sulcata or Geochelone Sulcata is known for its animated personality as well as its toughness. The tortoise is primarily found in the Sahara desert of Africa. The African Spurred Tortoise is the third most giant tortoise in the world, and it is the most giant tortoise in Africa. The tortoise is given its name because of a very significant characteristic. The front legs of the African Spurred Tortoise have pointed large scales. It is essential that a prospective buyer learns all they can about the animal. If you wish to buy and domesticate African Spurred Tortoises, you should attempt to understand the unique mannerisms and antics of the animal. This will enable you to understand the pet better. The main aim of this book is to provide you with all the information that you need to domesticate African Spurred Tortoises. This book will help you to clear up all the questions that you might be having regarding African Spurred Tortoises and their domestication. Covered in this book: - Buying- Costs- Care- Grooming- Diet- Habitat requirements- History- Health- Housing- Pros & cons- Showing- Tips and tricks- Training....and much more

Turtles And Tortoises For Dummies

Author : Liz Palika
ISBN : 1118069447
Genre : Pets
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Coexisting with a turtle or tortoise may not be a warm and fuzzy experience, but it definitely has its rewards. And with more than 250 species to choose from, you’re bound to find one that’s right for you. Looks-wise, they can range from very plain and unadorned to a brightly colored and embellished with every manner of crest, crown, spike, and dewlap. As for personality, you’d be amazed at how very different they can be, ranging from shy and withdrawn, to outgoing and friendly, to outright aggressive. And when it comes to longevity, well, let’s just say that when you commit to a turtle or tortoise, you’re in it for the long haul. For example, the standard American box turtle can live more than 125 years, a leopard tortoise has a life span of up to 100 years, and an aldabran tortoise can live to be more than 200 years old! This fun guide will help you choose the perfect turtle or tortoise for your lifestyle and give it the care it needs to thrive. Turtle and tortoise expert Liz Palika provides cl ear, step-by-step instructions on how to: Select the appropriate turtle or tortoise Provide a suitable environment for your new pal Care for a variety of chelonian (turtle and tortoise) species Supply you pet with a satisfying and healthy diet Create an indoor or outdoor home Understand your turtle’s or tortoise’s special needs Generously illustrated with line drawings and high-quality photographs, Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies covers all the bases. Topics covered include: Deciding whether a turtle or tortoise is right for you Choosing between a turtle and tortoise Who’s Who of turtles and tortoises—a complete guide to dozens of species, where they’re from, what they’re like, and how they are as pets Creating a safe and healthy environment for your pet Recognizing and treating common health problems and finding a good veterinarian to help you care for your chelonian Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies is your fun guide to selecting, caring for, and sharing your life with a chelonian.

Sulcata Tortoise Pet Owners Guide The Captive Care Of Sulcata Tortoises Sulcata Tortoise Care Behavior Enclosures Feeding Health Costs Myths And Interaction

Author : Ben Team
ISBN : 1910941948
Genre : Pets
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Most large tortoises are popular with turtle enthusiasts, but sulcatas are undoubtedly the most beloved of all. Given their impressive size, gentle personalities and attractive markings, this should not be surprising. Unfortunately, many people acquire sulcatas without first learning about their needs, which often leads to frustrated keepers and neglected tortoises. As when caring for any animal as a pet, keepers must learn as much as possible about the biology, behavior and ecology of the species, in order to provide them the highest quality of life possible. Begin that journey inside, by learning about sulcatas, their place in the world and how to provide them with an artificial habitat that meets their needs. The author, Ben Team, is an environmental educator and author with over 16 years of professional reptile-keeping experience. Ben currently maintains www.FootstepsInTheForest.com, where he shares information, narration and observations of the natural world. When not writing about plants, animals and habitats, Ben enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife. Covered in this book: - Acquiring - Anatomy - Behavior - Biology - Breeding - Captive considerations - Daily care - Description - Diet - Ecology - Enclosure - Environment - Health - Husbandry - Interacting - Internal Anatomy - Lighting - Maintenance - Monitoring - Myths and Misunderstandings - Phylogeny - Taxonomy - The ideal environment - Water and Humidity - What you'll need .... and much more

Horsefield Tortoise As Pet

Author : Michael Mount
ISBN : 1653608668
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In this book, I've explained my experience with my tortoise. I've included all these topics and more: pros and cons, keeping, daily care, costs, diet, breeding, cages, lightning, heating, interacting and where to buy. I explain all aspects of keeping a Russian Tortoise as a pet to make sure that your tortoise will be has happy as mine! Mine is funny and makes me laugh, I hope yours will be funny too!Tortoises are beautiful and interesting animals who typically thrive in captivity when provided with proper husbandry and veterinary care. But to provide a tortoise with the things he needs, you'll have to learn as much as you can about the species, their way of life and the habitats from which they hail. You will find all of the information you need to give your new pet a good home and care for him properly inside. By incorporating the methods and techniques other keepers have developed, learning all you can about tortoises and remaining observant of your animal's behavior, you'll have a great chance of giving your pet a long, healthy life.

The Redfoot Manual

Author : Mike Pingleton
ISBN : 9781441494030
Genre : Turtles
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South American Redfooted Tortoises are growing in popularity among tortoise keepers. Their bright colors, gentle personalities and manageable size make Redfoots a great choice for a pet tortoise. The Redfoot Manual provides information for both new and experienced keepers alike on all aspects of care and maintenance of Redfoots in captivity. Topics covered include:-Advice on how and where to purchase a Redfoot-Information on natural history and behavior-Ideas and requirements for indoor and outdoor housing-Lighting, heat, moisture and other requirements-Nutrition, health, reproduction, and neonate carePacked with over 120 photographs and illustrations, The Redfoot Manual has everything a keeper needs to set up, maintain and enjoy their Redfoot Tortoise.

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