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The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I
The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I
by Peter L. Lutz, John A. Musick
Hardcover from CRC Press
The Box Turtle Manual (The Herpetocultural Library. Series 300)
The Box Turtle Manual (The Herpetocultural Library. Series 300)
by Philippe De Vosjoli, Roger Klingenberg
Book Description: The N. American box turtles are some of the most beautiful turtles in the world. Unfortunately most pet box turtles die because owners are uniformed of their particular requirements. This highly praised manual addresses providing the proper husbandry conditions, feeding and breeding. Roger Klingenberg DVM covers the diseases and disorders of this species in great detail. A book that has saved thousands of lives. 
Paperback from Advanced Vivarium Systems
Box Turtles (Basic Domestic Reptile & Amphibian Library)
by Jordan Patterson
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (Library);

Frogs, Toads, and Turtles (Take-Along Guide)
by Diane L. Burns, Linda Garrow
Mass Market Paperback from NorthWord Press

The Guide to Owning a Box Turtle
by Jordan Patterson
Paperback from TFH Publications

General Care and Maintenance of Popular Tortoises (The Herpetocultural Library Series)
by Philippe De Vosjoli
Book Description: Tortoises are among the most endangered families of reptiles, and owning one should be considered a privilege. This book covers care and husbandry of the most popular and commonly imported tortoises. Selection, sexing, acclimation, housing design and landscaping, feeding and watering, hibernation, species, diseases and disorders, salmonella and hygiene and more. 54 pp. B&W photos.
Paperback: 55 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.25 x 8.75 x 5.75
Publisher: Advanced Vivarium Systems; (October 1, )
ISBN: 1882770374 

Galapagos Means Tortoises
by Ruth Heller
Hardcover from Sierra Club Juveniles

Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles
by Kathryn Lasky, Christopher G. Knight (Illustrator)

Mediterranean Tortoises
by Brian Pursall

Map Turtles and Diamondback Terrapins
by W. P. Mara
Paperback: 64 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.20 x 9.84 x 6.70
Publisher: TFH Publications; (April )
ISBN: 0793820685 

North American Box Turtles: A Natural History
by C. Kenneth, Jr. Dodd
Book Description: Native to the United States and Mexico, the box turtle is so named because of its box-like appearance. A once familiar backyard visitor, the box turtle is also the focus of both conservation efforts and biological research. 

North American Box Turtles is the first book-length natural history of the twelve species and subspecies of the terrestrial box turtle. It includes comprehensive information on the species' systematics, evolution, habitat use and activity patterns, behavior, courtship and reproduction, diet, population structure, and disease. Each chapter discusses conservation applications as well as the need for long-term data, monitoring, and viewing box turtles within a landscape context. 

Special features of this book include: *color photos of all species and subspecies and habitats *a simplified identification guide to both living and fossil species *a summary of information on fossil Terrapene and Native uses of box turtles *end-of-chapter sections that highlight future research directions *a glossary of general natural history terms *a bibliography of literature on box turtles All royalties from the sales of this volume will go to the Chelonian Research Foundation, a nonprofit foundation for the conservation of turtles
Paperback from Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Trd)

The Sea Turtle: So Excellent a Fishe
by Archie Carr

Sea Turtles (Worldlife Library)
by Jeff Ripple

Sea Turtles of the World (Worldlife Discovery Guides)
Sea Turtles of the World (Worldlife Discovery Guides)
by Doug Perrine, Voyageur Press
Hardcover from Voyageur Press
A Step-By-Step Book About Tortoises
by Christine Adrian
Paperback from TFH Publications

The Sonoran Desert Tortoise: Natural History, Biology, and Conservation (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Studies in Natural History)
by Thomas R. Van Devender
Hardcover from University of Arizona Press

Tortoises and Box Turtles Complete Owner's Manual
by Hartmut Wilke
Book Description: This handsomely illustrated book presents a wealth of information on the purchase, housing, and general care of tortoises and box turtles. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information about pets for new or soon-to-be owners, as well as detailed information for other animal hobbyists. Advice and instruction covers purchase, equipment, general care and maintenance, and much more. Texts emphasize the basics and are easy for all readers to understand, but most titles in this series also presents facts that even experienced owners and hobbyists will find new and useful. All books in this series are filled with high quality full-color photos and instructive line drawings. Length averages between 64 and 104 pages.
Paperback: 64 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.33 x 7.87 x 6.50
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series; 1st edition (April 15, )
ISBN: 0764111817 

Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies®
by Liz Palika
Paperback from For Dummies

Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins: Survivors in Armor
by Ronald Orenstein
Hardcover from Firefly Books

Turtles and Tortoises : Caring for Them, Feeding Them, Understanding Them
by Hartmut Wilke, M. Heimter
Book Description:
Titles in the Family Pet Series offer basic information to families and children who have little or no experience with pets. The books are easy to read and understand, yet are filled with practical advice and answers to questions that both inexperienced pet owners and kids are certain to ask. Turtles and Tortoises advises on the care of these interesting animals and tells how to distinguish one from the other. Freshwater tortoises have high and more rounded shell shapes than pet freshwater turtles, and unlike turtles, they do not swim. The author advises on the best places to obtain turtles and tortoises, what to feed them, how to set up a minipond, how to understand the animal?s body language, and even how to breed these creatures. There are tips on dealing with problems, including skin shedding, and the tendency of some animals to bite one another when kept as pairs. Here is everything that beginning pet owners need to know about the care of these fascinating reptiles. Full-color photos and attractive sidebars on nearly every page. 
Paperback: 128 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.34 x 8.44 x 6.72 
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series;  
ISBN: 0764124242

Turtles (Responsible Pet Care)
by Carlienne Frisch
ISBN: 0866251944
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The Turtle: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
by Lenny Flank
Book Description: Written by a chelonian lover whose collection of reptiles and amphibians numbers close to 100 specimens. Advice on the 10 best and 10 worst turtles and tortoises for beginners. 
Hardcover: 128 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 8.56 x 5.50 
Publisher: Howell Book House; (March 4, ) 
ISBN: 0876054998

Turtles in the Terrarium
by Gerhard Mueller

Turtles of the United States and Canada
by Carl H. Ernst, Jeffrey E. Lovich, Roger W. Barbour
Paperback from Smithsonian Institution Press

Turtles and Tortoises: Everything About Selection, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, and Behavior (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
by Richard D. Bartlett, Michelle Earle-Bridges, Patricia Pope Bartlett
Paperback from Barrons Educational Series

Turtles of the World
by Carl H. Ernst, Roger W. Barbour
Paperback from Smithsonian Institution Press

Turtles (First Books - Animals)
by Anita Baskin-Salzberg
Paperback from Franklin Watts, Incorporated

Turtles & Tortoises of the World (Of the World Series)
by David Alderton

Turtles and Tortoises of the World
by David Alderton, Tony Tilford (Photographer)

Turtles of Venezuela
by Pritchrd, et al 
(Hardcover - May 1984)
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Tortoises (Basic Domestic Reptile & Amphibian Library)
by Jerry G. Walls
Library Binding: 64 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 10.25 x 7.25
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (Library);
ISBN: 0791050831 

Tortoises: Natural History Care and Breeding in Captivity
by Jerry G. Walls

The Year of the Turtle: A Natural History
by David M. Carroll

Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles
by Karen A. Bjorndal
Paperback from Smithsonian Institution Press

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Turtles and Tortoises
by Liz Palika
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A Guide to Chelonia
by Michael Waters, Michael Voyge, Peer Zwart, Frye Fredric L.
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Practical Encyclopedia of Keeping and Breeding Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles
by A. C. Highfield
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Tortoises of the Mediterranean
by A. C. Highfield
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The Aldabran Tortoise Expert's Guide
by Richard Cary Paull
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All The Small & Medium-Sized Tortoises (Vol. 2: Tortoises of the World
by Richard Cary Paull
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The Eight Great Tortoises (Vol. 1: Tortoises of the World)
by Richard Cary Paull
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The Galapagos Tortoise Expert's Guide (special color ed.)
by Richard Cary Paull
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The Great African Spur-Thighed or Sulcata Tortoise (Vol. 3: Tortoises of the World)
by Richard Cary Paull

The Great Red Foot Tortoise (Vol. 4:Tortoises of the World) 3rd ed.)
by Richard Cary Paull

Leopard Tortoise Guide, She Says; He Says (Tortoises of the World, Volume 8)
by Richard C. Paull, Liz Palika
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All About Turtles
by Jim Arnosky
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Complete Introduction to Turtles and Terrapins
by Jo Cobb
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Cooters, Sliders & Painted Turtles
by Jerry G. Walls
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Encyclopedia of Turtles
by Peter C. H. Pritchard
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Handbook of Turtles : The Turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja California
by Archie Fairly Carr, J. Whitfield Gibbons
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