Turtles & Tortoises

New Book Showcases Rare and Incredible Herp Photography

All over the world there are extraordinary Reptiles and Amphibians hiding among the unique habitats they exist in, but many of us will never see them. While herping is a naturalist favorite for everyone, very few people get up close and…

Extinct Reptiles and Amphibians

Extinction means an animal is gone forever, so they will never be back! Reptiles and amphibians are currently facing this risk, where 20% of the described reptiles are threatened or endangered, and 31% of the amphibians (over 2000 species) are…

Sulcata Tortoise Health Problems

1. Pyramiding Pyramiding of the carapace scutes is the most common problem with captive African spurred tortoises (Centrochelys [Geochelone] sulcata). A diet too high in protein has long been blamed for this condition, but this diet may only exacerbate things. According to…