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These links are to information in my possession that may or may not be authored by myself that I feel to be of importance.  In all likelihood this may be the most constantly changing and eventually the largest part of this site. For MUCH more extensive information - visit the World Chelonian Trust by clicking the logo below




Care Sheets  (For a very extensive care sheet selection visit the World Chelonian Trust)

Husbandry Information

Veterinary Care

Breeding and Incubation

Conservation



Care Sheets

African Spurred Tortoise (Geochelone Sulcata) Care Tips - Marissa (Adams) Armour

Basic Aquatic / Basking Turtle Indoor Habitat by Nathan N. Aileo

The Star Tortoise (Geochelone elegans) - Jeff Jenkins

Indotestudo elongata Hatchling Care Sheet - by Darrell Senneke

Red Eared Sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) Hatchling Care -  by Gloria Anaité Paiz

(For a very extensive care sheet selection visit the World Chelonian Trust)

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Husbandry Information

Understanding Biological Filtration - Jody Karlin

Air Conditioning Dangers - by Darrell Senneke

Hibernation (brumation) - Alex. Dempsey

Nutrient Analysis of  Replacement Tortoise Foods - by Darrell Senneke

Stress - by Misty Corton

Why Soak?  - by D. Senneke

Ten Commandments of Reptile Purchasing (The Do's & Don'ts) - Unknown Author

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Veterinary Care

Chelonians - Veterinary Practice and Husbandry Reprinted with the permission of Sharon Redrobe

Conjoined Indotestudo elongata Hatchlings - Part I - Darrell Senneke

Conjoined Indotestudo elongata - Separation - Part II - Darrell Senneke

Conjoined Indotestudo elongata - Care -  Part III - Darrell Senneke

Emergency First Aid for The Wounded Tortoise / Turtle© - by Misty Corton

Keratin and Pyramiding© - By Paula Elis Morris

Understanding and Coping with Runny Nose Syndrome (RNS) by  Misty Corton

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Breeding and Incubation

Emergency Incubation Techniques for Temperate Species - Darrell Senneke

A Model for an Incubator with Electronically Regulated Daily Temperature Cycle  Part I - Victor Loehr   This article first appeared in "The Tortoise Trust Newsletter - Summer 1997"

A Model for an Incubator With Electronically Regulated Daily Temperature Cycle - Part II    -  Results - Victor Loehr -This article first appeared in "The Tortoise Trust Newsletter - Summer 1997"

Indoor Nesting - by D. Senneke (slow loading page - but worth it!)

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Conservation

CITES and the Tortoise and Turtle Trade - Wil Luiijf   WARNING!!! Photographs used here, while authentic, could be disturbing to younger individuals.

Top Eleven Greedy Reasons Not to Buy a WC Turtle or Tortoise - by D. Senneke

 

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