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Yellow-spotted River Turtle Care Sheet

Podocnemis unifilis, the Yellow-spotted River Turtle The genus Podocnemis features six species of large river turtles found throughout South America. These impressive turtles have been elusive for turtle keepers in the United States due to legal restrictions. All species are protected as…

Three-toed Box Turtle Care Sheet

Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) North American three-toed box turtles are found in several states west of the Mississippi River including much of Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. They occur in portions of southeastern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma and the eastern…

Giant Leaf-Tailed Gecko Care Sheet

The giant leaf-tailed gecko is native to Madagascar, where it inhabits rain forest habitat along the eastern coast. It has a relatively flattened body; a large, angular head with large eyes and vertical pupils; and very muscular legs it uses…

Australian Barking Gecko Care Sheet

Australian Barking Gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii) Facts The scientific name for the Thick-tailed gecko is Underwoodisaurus milii, and they are also referred to barking geckos. They are members of the Gekkonidae-- or Gecko family. Thick-tailed geckos are communal lizards native to Southern…

Eastern Box Turtle Care Sheet

Here are a few tips for keeping the Eastern box turtle  (Terrapene carolina carolina) alive and well in captivity, including care of the hatchlings. First off this is not an easy species to keep when compared to others, and I would…

Reeve's Turtle Care Sheet

Reeve’s Turtle (Mauremys reevesii) Reeve’s turtle is the smallest member of the genus Mauremys, one of the largest genera of the Old World turtle family Geoemydidae. Their range extends  across central and eastern China, as well North and South Korea, Taiwan…

Popular Care Sheets

Yellow-spotted River Turtle Care Sheet

Podocnemis unifilis, the Yellow-spotted River Turtle The genus Podocnemis features six species of large river turtles found throughout South America. These impressive turtles have been elusive for turtle keepers in the United States due to legal restrictions. All species are protected as…

Three-toed Box Turtle Care Sheet

Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) North American three-toed box turtles are found in several states west of the Mississippi River including much of Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. They occur in portions of southeastern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma and the eastern…

Giant Leaf-Tailed Gecko Care Sheet

The giant leaf-tailed gecko is native to Madagascar, where it inhabits rain forest habitat along the eastern coast. It has a relatively flattened body; a large, angular head with large eyes and vertical pupils; and very muscular legs it uses…

Australian Barking Gecko Care Sheet

Australian Barking Gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii) Facts The scientific name for the Thick-tailed gecko is Underwoodisaurus milii, and they are also referred to barking geckos. They are members of the Gekkonidae-- or Gecko family. Thick-tailed geckos are communal lizards native to Southern…

Eastern Box Turtle Care Sheet

Here are a few tips for keeping the Eastern box turtle  (Terrapene carolina carolina) alive and well in captivity, including care of the hatchlings. First off this is not an easy species to keep when compared to others, and I would…

Reeve's Turtle Care Sheet

Reeve’s Turtle (Mauremys reevesii) Reeve’s turtle is the smallest member of the genus Mauremys, one of the largest genera of the Old World turtle family Geoemydidae. Their range extends  across central and eastern China, as well North and South Korea, Taiwan…

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