The brand new version of Amanda Ebenhack's book, featuring captive care and breeding of Red-footed tortoises (with some notes on Yellow-foots).
Red-footed tortoises (Chelonoides carbonaria) have been popular tortoises in the pet trade for decades. These medium sized tortoises are not only beautiful and hardy but they are also one of the most personable tortoises being kept in captivity. They are native to South America and thrive in a variety of habitats. This concise and well written book will show readers how to properly care for both red-footed and yellow-footed tortoises. By offering and illustrating attractive caging ideas, plans for a proper and varied diet, advise on captive breeding, and health care tips, the author will help readers keep their tortoises happy and healthy for years.
PBS Series. 2012, SC, 99 pgs.