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Frog Forum
Dec 20, 2014

Five “Starter” Reptiles that Make Terrible Gifts

Frog Forum - This thread contains links to excellent articles detailing which common reptile species make terrible gifts and which make better ones and includes an informative discussion with members’ experiences.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 18, 2014

Adanson’s Mud Turtle Breeding

TortoiseForum.org - Here’s some cool video from theTurtleRoom showing the mating behavior of a pair of Adanson’s mud turtles (Pelusios adansonii).

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 18, 2014

Rare Turtle Species

TortoiseForum.org - Check out the newest arrival at theTurtleRoom.  This fascinating creature is called a four-eyed turtle (Sacalia quadriocellata) because of the interesting markings on the back of its head.

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Facebook
Dec 17, 2014

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Facebook - From Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be holding workshops on captive wildlife rules. The main topics will be Administration, Husbandry/Experience,...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Terrific Terrapin Pics

TortoiseForum.org - Here are some fabulous pictures featuring the adorable Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota, also known as ornate diamondback terrapins.

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On the Web
Dec 13, 2014

Tunnels for Turtles

On the Web - A town in New Jersey is building tunnels beneath busy roads so endangered wood turtles and other reptiles and small animals can make the dangerous crossing in safety.

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SA Reptiles
Dec 12, 2014

Turtle Babies Galore

SA Reptiles - The first baby olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) of the season make their way toward the mouth of the Congo River in Northern Angola after emerging from...

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Field Herp Forum
Dec 11, 2014

Breathtaking Photography

Field Herp Forum - Enjoy these stunning field herping photos taken in Northern California and a few other spots around the country.  See lots of beautiful amphibians, some cool snakes, landscapes and...

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Facebook
Dec 11, 2014

Little Pink Cutie Pie

Facebook - Here’s an adorable albino stinkpot turtle from Gerard Siatkowski.

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The Reptile Report
Dec 10, 2014

Fun with Turtle

The Reptile Report - Gerard Siatkowski’s beautiful albino box turtle poses for some fun pictures and a perfect meme!        

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 9, 2014

Saying Farewell for Now

TortoiseForum.org - Winter provides its own sorts of challenges for pet owners of all types.  For box turtle keepers one of those challenges is saying goodbye to their charges for...

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Field Herp Forum
Dec 9, 2014

A Great Year

Field Herp Forum - Enjoy some gorgeous herp photography as a field herper wraps up 2014 with shots from a variety of US states.

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Dec 8, 2014

Shannon Wild: African Reptile Park

YouTube - In part one of a three-part series, Shannon spends some time at the beautiful Kinyonga Reptile Park exploring the many amazing species kept there.  Watch as she gets...

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Field Herp Forum
Dec 8, 2014

Rockin’ 2014

Field Herp Forum - A talented field herper and photographer celebrates a great year by sharing tons of awesome photos featuring reptiles and amphibians of all sorts, as well as other flora,...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 8, 2014

Ten Years in the Making

TortoiseForum.org - Breeding turtles or tortoises is definitely an exercise in patience!  Check out this beautiful Heosemys spinosa turtle a breeder has proudly hatched out after ten years of working...

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On the Web
Dec 7, 2014

1000 Dead Turtles

On the Web - A man was caught smuggling over a thousand endangered sea turtles for use in Chinese crafts.

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Field Herp Forum
Dec 4, 2014

Annual Arizona

Field Herp Forum - A user shares a fantastic “year in review” thread with the best of their annual field herping finds from the state of Arizona.

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On the Web
Nov 28, 2014

All About the Insides

On the Web - Take a look at this neat page with plenty of pictures dissecting and labelling the inner and outer features of a tortoise and a snake.

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