Turtles and Tortoises (Nature Watch) by Barbara Taylor

Cover of: Turtles and Tortoises (Nature Watch) | Barbara Taylor

Published by Lorenz Books Childrens .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Reptiles & amphibians,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Turtles,
  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7991974M
ISBN 100754813495
ISBN 109780754813491
OCLC/WorldCa224455272

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Bought this book for my nephew that loves turtles and tortoises and I love the fact that the photos in it of the different turtles and tortoises are fabulous and very colorful. That is the main reason I got the book.

The descriptions, maps, and how the book is arranged is also good/5(11). In this Advanced Vivarium Systems book Turtles & Tortoises, beginning hobbyists of all ages will find amazing facts and useful information about turtles and tortoises from around the world.

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The Spotted Turtle: North America's Best (Paperback) 'Old Red Legs', the North American Wood Turtle. Focusing on the care of pet turtles and tortoises this book covers out door versus indoor housing, and lighting, temperature, humidity, and food requirements.

A great source for care tips. The book also gives a basic description of several species of turtles and tortoises and the specific care needs that each may require when kept as pets. Our book list includes many titles covering a wide variety of species of turtles and tortoises.

Additionally you will find books devoted to general chelonian. What is a tortoise anyway. Is it just a fancy way to say “turtle”. Well, actually, there’s a meaningful difference between tortoises and other turtles.

All tortoises are in fact turtles—that is, they belong to the order Testudines or Chelonia, reptiles having bodies encased in a bony shell—but not all turtles are tortoises. Turtles & Tortoises for Dummies book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Coexisting with a turtle or tortoise may not be a wa /5.

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Klingenberg.3/5. This is a list of fictional turtles, tortoises, and terrapins from literature, movies and other elements of popular culture. 1 In mythology, legends, and folklore. 2 In literature. 4 In film and television. 5 In animations.

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From Turtles and Tortoises For Dummies. By Liz Palika. Your shelled pet may not have the warm fuzzies of more ordinary choices, but turtles and tortoises definitely have a cool factor that mammals can’t touch.

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And with more than species to choose from, you&;re bound to find one that&;s right for you. Looks-wise, they can range from very plain and unadorned to a brightly colored and embellished with every manner.

Premium shell-ter. All turtles and tortoises share a similar characteristic: their shell. No other animal on Earth has a shell quite like this.

A turtle’s shell is a boxlike exoskeleton (a word that refers to a part of an external skeleton) with the spine and ribs fused to the top shell. These bones are, in fact, a part of the carapace, or top shell. The shell itself is made of bone, and.

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are identified in the comic book and portrayed in the live-action films as being red-eared slider turtles—a semi-aquatic fresh-water turtle species.

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Tortoises, those unmistakable turtles, evolved from a lineage that split off from the familiar pond turtles roughly million years ago. Over time, these plant-eating land turtles spread around the world, growing to an enormous size (depending on the species) and living so long that they have become the stuff of by: 5.

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Using money from a tax refund, together with a loan from Eastman's uncle, the young artists self Base(s): Manhattan, New York City. From the familiar painted turtle basking on a log to the majestic long-lived giant tortoises, turtles are among the most fascinating animals on the planet.

For many years Franck Bonin, Bernard Devaux, and Alain Dupré have traveled the world together to study turtles in their natural habitats.

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There are four species of marine turtles in the archipelago. The eastern Pacific green turtle, also known as the black turtle (tortuga negra), is the most common species.

Also present but rarely seen are the Pacific leatherback, Indo- Pacific hawksbill, and olive ridley turtles. All About Turtles - Turtles are reptiles which have a hard shell for protection. They live all over the world. Turtles, terrapins, and tortoises are sometimes confused. They are all part of a group of reptiles called testudines.

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