Tortoises as Pets. Tortoises Pets Owners Guide. Tortoises Pets Care, Behavior, Diet, Interaction, Costs and Health. (Paperback)
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 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: - Acquisition - Anatomy - Behavior - Biology - Breeding - Captive Considerations - Daily Care - Description - Diet - Ecology - Enclosure - Health - Husbandry - Interaction - Lighting - Maintenance - Monitoring - Myths and Misunderstandings - Species Accounts - Taxonomy .... and much more.