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A guide to the tortoises of Namibia

Peter Cunningham

A guide to the tortoises of Namibia

by Peter Cunningham

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Published by s.n. in [Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Testudinidae -- Namibia

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by Peter Cunningham].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C584 C86 2000z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23698610M
    LC Control Number2009319227

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A guide to the tortoises of Namibia by Peter Cunningham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book title: A Guide to the Tortoises of Namibia Compiled by: Peter Cuimingham Department of Nature Conservation Project funded by: Polytechnic of Namibia Windhoek, Namibia ISBN not registered Softcover, 15x21 cm, 18 pages, several colour photos. Description. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available A Guide to the Tortoises of Namibia. Peter Cunningham. Polytechnic of Namibia - Testudinidae - 18 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. Hermann's Tortoise Owner's Guide.

Hermann's Tortoise book for Diet, Costs, Care, Diet, Health, Behavior and Interaction. Hermann's Tortoise Pet. by Ben Team | Oct 9, out of 5 stars 3. Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Tomorrow, Aug Identification guide for tortoises. M.D. Hofmeyr, University of the Western Cape 3 Homopus species Homopus signatus signatus 3.

Homopus areolatus / parrot-beaked tortoise / gewone padloper / papegaaibekskilpad Shell dorso-ventrally flattened and carapacial scutes have large, sunken areolae; four claws on front and hind feet; buttock tubercles absent or very small; background colour of shell is File Size: 2MB.

A guide to the tortoises of Namibia Peter Cunningham Polytechnic of Namibia Isbn: 18 páginas Idioma: Inglés Este libro se divide en las siguientes secciones: 1- Introduction - Humans & tortoises 2- Scientific classification & evolution 3- Tortoise shield 4- Status & protective legislation 5- Species table 6- Threats 7- Frequently asked.

Leopard tortoises are very prolific. In years with generous rainfalls females lay up to three clutches of up to 12 (sometimes 20) eggs each, even in Namibia. Eggs are the size of a ping-pong ball. Females, as in all tortoise species, use the strong nails of their hind legs to dig a.

A guide to the reptiles of southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town. Boycott, R.C. The South African tortoise book: a guide to South African tortoises, terrapins and turtles.

Southern Book Publishers (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. Branch, B. Tortoises, terrapins & turtles of Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town. Atlasing in Namibia builds on previous successful citizen science projects.

Contribute to the Snake Atlas, Mammal Atlas, Alien Plants Atlas and more. Data sets collected through public participation are a valuable way to learn more about the distribution of species. You can submit data from sightings, photographs, camera traps, telemetry, spoor and any other records.

The guide offers helpful information of selecting the tortoises in the first place, helping owners make sure they choose a healthy pet tortoise.

There’s a section on Housing that’s particularly important, because there’s a lot of controversies related to the ideal environment for Horsefield tortoises. The angulate tortoise is used as a food source by people living in rural areas of the Karoo and is also often kept as a pet. Its trade is, however, closely controlled, because it is listed on CITES Appendix II and it is a protected species in South Africa and Namibia.

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Currently the website serves as information portal and you can place an order online. The angulate tortoise is used as a food source by people living in rural areas of the Karoo and is also often kept as a pet. Its trade is, however, closely controlled, because it is listed on CITES Appendix II and it is a protected species in South Africa and Namibia.

How to recognise an angulate tortoise. Good book for beginners to learn from,some topics are not covered in depth, would be good to delve deeper into those subjects!. Would be also good if they go into depth about the Horsefield tortoise - this species are not covered in the s: Fodor's the Complete Guide to African Safaris: with South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, & Rwanda (Full-color Travel Guide Book 5) Fodor's Travel Guides out of 5 stars THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN TORTOISE BOOK A Guide to Southern African Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Hardcover – January 1, by Ortwin Boycott, Richard C.;Bourquin (Author) out of Reviews: 1.

Looking for books by A.C. Highfield. See all books authored by A.C. Highfield, including Tortoises: A Beginner's Guide to Tortoise Care, and Keeping and Breeding Tortoises in Captivity, and more on Collectively tortoises are popular and beautiful reptiles available in a range of sizes, prices and habitat needs.

Written by well-known experts on the care, breeding, and conservation of tortoises, this complete yet concise guide covers more than a dozen species of these popular creatures/5(18). Tortoise Trust Web - Feeding your Tortoise. FEEDING TORTOISES. A wild Gopherus polyphemus (Florida gopher tortoise) browses upon leaves and flowers in its natural habitat: providing adequate diets in captivity is a challenge for keepers, but it can be done.

A practical guide to avoiding dietary disasters. Marginated tortoises also handle heat and cold very well, and are kept outside in many (most) parts of the country. They have perhaps the largest cold to hot tolerance range of the commonly kept tortoises. They are very much like hermanns tortoises but are slightly larger and have a distinguishable "flair" to the rear end of their shells.

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Use our pet tortoise species guide book to provide tortoise species information.Summary 3 Boulenger's Cape tortoise (Homopus boulengeri), also known as the Donner-weer tortoise,Karoo padloper, or Boulenger's padloper, is a tortoise of the Homopus genus, endemic to the Nama Karoo Region of South Africa and in southern Namibia.

Diagnosis 3 The Karoo padloper is a small tortoise with a relatively flat, brown shell (olive to reddish or orange brown).