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

Handbook / Manual

Series: Complete Herp Care

By: Edward J Pirog

192 pages, colour photos

TFH

Paperback | Feb 2012 | #197847 | ISBN-13: 9780793828630
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $20/€17 approx

About this book

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, and 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.


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Biography

E.J. Pirog has been keeping a large group of reptiles with a special focus on tortoises for more than 30 years. He frequently writes and lectures on turtle-related topics and is the author of two previous books on tortoises. He lives near Atlanta, Georgia, with his family and a herd of tortoises.

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