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Animal World References - Reptiles-Amphibians-Land Invertebrates

Reptiles, Amphibians and Land Invertebrates
Lizards ~ Snakes ~ Turtles ~ Tortoises ~ Frogs ~ Salamanders ~ Scorpions ~ Tarantulas ~ Centipedes

Book References:

  1. Johann Krottlinger, Keeping Reptiles & Amphibians,.T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1993.
  2. Richard D. Bartlett, Digest for the Successful Terrarium.Tetra Press, 1989.
  3. David Alderton, Petkeepers Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians. Tetra Press, 1986.
  4. John Coborn, Snakes and Lizards: Their Care and Breeding in Captivity . Tetra Press, 1995.
  5. John Coborn, The Proper Care of Amphibians.T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1993.
  6. R.D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett, Frogs, Toads, and Treefrogs, Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 1996.
  7. Philipe de Vosjoli, Robert Mailloux, and Drew Ready, Care and Breeding of Popular Tree Frogs, Advanced Vivarium Systems, INC., 1997.
  8. Harold G. Cogger, Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Tetra Press, 2000.
  9. Richard.D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett, White's and White-Lipped Treefrogs: Facts & Advice on Care and Breeding (Reptile Keeper's Guide), Barron's Educational Series, 2001.
  10. Ray Hunziker, Your First Snake, T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1996.
  11. Philippe de Vosjoli, The Art of Keeping Snakes, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 2004.
  12. Mervin F. Roberts, A Complete Introduction to Snakes: Completely Illustrated in Full Color, T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1987.
  13. Robert Anderson, Step by Step Book About Snakes, T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1987.
  14. Richard Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett, Snakes, A Complete Pet Owner's Manual,.Barron's Educational Series, 1998.
  15. Philippe de Vosjoli, The General Care and Maintenance of Ball Pythons, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1990.
  16. Philippe de Vosjoli, The Ball Python, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 2005.
  17. Richard Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett, Ball Pythons (Reptile and Amphibian Keeper's Guide), Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2000.
  18. P. de Vosjoli and R. Klingenberg, Ball Python Manual, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1997.
  19. Kevin McCurley, The Complete Ball Python: A Comprehensive Guide to Care, Breeding and Genetic Mutations , ECO & Serpent's Tale Nat Hist Books, 2005.
  20. Richard Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett, Milksnakes and Tricolored Kingsnakes (Reptile and Amphibian Keeper's Guide),.Barron's Educational Series, 2001.
  21. Richard Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett, Corn and Other Rat Snakes, AComplete Pet Owner's Manual,.Barron's Educational Series, 1996.
  22. Richard Bartlett and R. Markel, Kingsnakes and Milksnakes, A Complete Pet Owner's Manual,.Barron's Educational Series, 2005.
  23. Philippe de Vosjoli, The General Care and Maintenance of Red-tailed Boas,  Advanced Vivarium Systems, Inc., 1991.
  24. Doug Wagner, Boas, A Complete Pet Owner's Manual,.Barron's Educational Series, 1996.
  25. P. de Vosjoli, Roger Klingenberg, and Jeff Ronne, The Boa Constrictor Manual,  Advanced Vivarium Systems, Inc., 1998.
  26. John Coborn, The Guide to Owning a Burmese Python,.TFH Publications, ©2003 (1995).
  27. S. Broghammer, Ball Pythons: Habitat, Care, and Breeding, (Revised and Expanded Second Edition). M & S Verlag. Germany, 2004.
  28. John G. Browning, Tarantulas. T.F.H Publications, 1989
  29. Philippe de Vosjoli, Arachnomannia, General Care and Maintenance of Tarantulas & Scorpion, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1991
  30. J. L. Cloudsley-Thompson, Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes, and Mites,.Pergamon Press 1968.
  31. Orin McMonigle, Giant Centipedes: The Enthusiasts Handbook, Elytra & Antenna 2004.
  32. J. G. E. Lewis, The Biology of Centipedes, Cambridge University Press 1981.
  33. F. Werner and C. Olson, Insects of the Southwest, Fisher Books.  Tucson, Arizona 1994.
  34. Philip Brownell, Gary Polis, Scorpion Biology and Research,.Oxford University Press, USA 2001.
  35. Hugh L Keegan, Scorpions of medical importance,.University Press of Mississippi 1980.
  36. V. Hull-Williams, How to Keep Scorpions, Fitzgerald Publishing, London, UK.
  37. Gary A. Polis, Biology of Scorpions, Stanford University Press 1990.
  38. Russ Gurley, Tarantulas and Scorpions in Captivity,  ECO Publishing & Distribution. Lansing, Michigan 2005.
  39. Russ Gurley, Color Guide to Tarantulas of the World I, Living Art Publishing 1994.
  40. Russ Gurley, Color Guide to Tarantulas of the World II An illustrated guide for identifying Theraphosid spiders, Living Art Publishing 1994.
  41. Kathleen and John Hancock, Tarantulas: Keeping & Breeding Arachnids in Captivity, Serpents Tale 1992.
  42. Samuel D. Marshall, Tarantulas and Other Arachnids, Barron's Educational Series; 2nd edition 2001.
  43. R. and K. Preston-Mafham, Spiders of the World,.Facts on File 1984.
  44. M. J. and S. A. Schultz, Tarantula Keepers Guide,.Barron's Educational Series; 2nd edition 1989.
  45. A. Smith, Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico, Fitzgerald publishing, London, UK 1994.
  46. A. Smith, The Tarantula: Classification and Identification, Fitzgerald publishing, London, UK 1986.
  47. H-J. Peters, Tarantulas of the World – Pocket Photo Identification Guide, Privately published, Germany 2000.
  48. R.N. Baxter, Keeping and Breeding Tarantulas, Chudleigh Publishing, Essex, England. 1993.
  49. F. Bonin, B. Devaux, and A. Dupre, Turtles of the World, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
  50. Peter C. H. Pritchard, Encyclopedia of Turtles, T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1979.
  51. C.H. Ernst and R. W. Barbour, Turtles of the World, Smithsonian Books, 1992.
  52. C. H. Ernst, J. Lovich, and R. W. Barbour, Turtles of the World, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.
  53. R. C. Boycott and O. Bourquin, The Southern African Tortoise Book: A Guide to Southern African Tortoises, Terrapins, and Turtles, O. Bourquin;
    2nd Revised & Expanded edition, 2000.
  54. U. de V. Pienaar, W. D. Haacke, and N. H. G. Jacobsen, The Reptiles of the Kruger National Park,
    National Park Board of Trustees of the Republic of South Africa, 1978.
  55. A. Highfield, The Turtle and Tortoise Feeding Manual, Carapace Press, England. 2000.
  56. E.J. Pirog, Russian Tortoises (Complete Herp Care), TFH Publications, 2006.
  57. R. C. Paull, The Great Red Foot Tortoise (Vol. 4:Tortoises of the World) 2nd ed , Green Nature Books, 1998.
  58. R.D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett, Turtles and Tortoises: Everything About Selection, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, and Behavior (Complete Pet Owner's Manual), Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 1996.
  59. Stuart McArthur, Veterinary Management of Tortoises and Turtles, Blackwell Science, 1996.
  60. V. Ferri, Turtles & Tortoises, Firefly Books, Buffalo, New York. 2002.
  61. Johannes Jahn, Step-By-Step Book About Turtles , T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1987.
  62. Louis Daupier, Your First Turtle , T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1992.
  63. Hartmut Wilke, Turtles: Everything About Puchase, Care, Nutrition, and Behavior (Complete Pet Owner's Manual), Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2000.
  64. John Coborn, Guide to Owning Turtles,T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1997.
  65. Jordan Patterson, The Guide to Owning a Red-Eared Slider, T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1994.
  66. Jordan Patterson,The Guide to Owning a Box Turtle , T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1994.
  67. John M Legler, Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz, University of Kansas, 1960.
  68. C.H. Ernst, J. Lovich, and R. W. Barbour, Turtles of the United States and Canada, Smithsonian Books, 2nd Edition, 2000.
  69. J. W. Gibbons, Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle, Smithsonian Books, 1993.
  70. Russ Gurley, Baby Turtles, Living Art Publishing, 2003.
  71. Russ Gurley, Keeping and Breeding Freshwater Turtles, Living Art Publishing, 2003.
  72. Russ Gurley, The general care and maintenance of red-eared sliders and other popular freshwater turtles, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1992.
  73. Russ Gurley, Turtles in Captivity, ECO Herpetological Publishing & Distribution, 2005.
  74. P. de Vosjoli, and R. Klingenberg, The Box Turtle Manual, Advanced Vivarium Systems, 2004.
  75. J. M. Legler, Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz , University of Kansas, 1960.
  76. W. S. Brown, Ecology of the aquatic box turtle, Terrapene coahuila (Chelonia, Emydidae) in northern Mexico (Bulletin of the Florida State Museum : Biological sciences ; v. 19, no. 1), University of Florida, 1974.
  77. C. H. Ernst, J. E. Lovich, and R. W. Barbour, Turtles of the United States and Canada, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.
  78. C. K. Dodd, Jr., North American Box Turtles: A Natural History (Animal Natural History Series, V. 6) , University of Oklahoma Press, 2001.
  79. J. Cann, Australian Freshwater Turtles , Cann and Beumont Publishing, 1998.
  80. A. Georges, S. Doody, J. Young, and J. Cann, The Australian Pig-Nosed Turtle , Robey, Canberra, 2000.
  81. Russ Gurley, Sulcatas: African Spurred Tortoises in Captivity (Professional Breeders Series) , ECO/Serpent's Tale Nat Hist Books; 2nd edition, 2005.
  82. R.C. Paull, Great African Spur-thighed or Sulcata Tortoise Geochelone sulcata, Green Nature Books, 1997.
  83. R. Wilson and R. Wilson , The Care and Breeding of the African Spurred Tortoise Geochelone sulcata , Carapace Press. England, 1997.
  84. M. Corton, A Beginner's Guide to Leopard and Other South African Tortoises, Carapace Press. England, 2000.
  85. Philippe de Vosjoli, The General Care and Maintenance of Popular Tortoises, Advanced Vivarium Systems, Inc., 1997.
  86. A. Highfield, Practical Encyclopedia of Keeping and Breeding Tortoises and Freshwater Tortoises, Krieger Publishing Company, 1996.
  87. Roger Klingenberg, Understanding Reptile Parasites: A Basic Manual for Herpetoculturists & Veterinarians, Advanced Vivarium Systems, Inc., 1997.
  88. R.C. Paull and L. Palika, Leopard Tortoise Guide, She Says; He Says (Tortoises of the World, Volume 8), Green Nature Books, 1999.
  89. R.C. Paull, The Delicate Yellow-Foot Tortoise (Tortoises of the World, Volume 9), 2000.
  90. Mervin F. Roberts, Snakes, A Complete Introduction. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1987
  91. Robert Anderson, A Step-by-Step Book About Snakes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1995
  92. John Coborn, Snakes & Lizards, Their Care and Breeding in Captivity, Tetra Press, 1991
  93. R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett, Anoles, Basilisks, and Water Dragons (Complete Pet Owner's Manuals), Barron's Educational Series, 1997.
  94. Jack C. Harris, A Step-by-Step Book About Iguanas. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1995.
  95. Philippe de Vosjoli, The Green Iguana Manual.  Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1992.
  96. Shelly K. Ferrel, Iguanas as a Hobby.  T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1992.
  97. Robbie Hamper , The Leopard Gecko in Captivity.  E.C.O Herpetological Publishing and Distribution, 2004.
  98. L.J. Davison, Chameleons: Their Care and Breeding.  Hancock House Publishing, 1997.
  99. P. de Vosjoli and G. Ferguson, Care and Breeding of Chameleons. Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1996.
  100. F. LeBerre, R. D. Bartlett, and P. Bartlett, The Chameleon Handbook. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2005.
  101. P. Necas, , Chameleons: Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira / Serpents Tale, 2004.
  102. J. Martin, Masters of Disguise (A Natural History of Chameleons). Facts On File, Inc., New York, 1992.
  103. R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett, Bearded Dragons (Reptile and Amphibian Keeper's Guide). Barron's Educational Series, 1999.
  104. Philippe de Vosjoli and Robert Mailloux, General Care and Maintenance of Bearded Dragons . Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1997.
  105. Philippe de Vosjoli, The Biology and Evolution of Australian Lizards. Advanced Vivarium Systems, 2001.
  106. A. Greer, Keeping Bearded Dragons . Surrey Beatty , 1993.
  107. T. Mazorlig, Bearded Dragon: Success With A Reptile Pet Series. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 2000.
  108. A. Raftery, Pet Owner's Guide to the Bearded Dragon. Ringpress Books Limited. London, UK., 2003.
  109. A. Repashy, Bearded Dragons in Captivity. ECO publishing, Lansing, MI, 2006.
  110. J. Weigel, Care of Australian Reptiles in Captivity. Reptile Keepers Association, 1988.
  111. S.K. Wilson and D.G.Knowles, Australia's Reptiles; A Photographic Reference to the Terrestrial Reptiles of Australia. Collins, Sydney, 1988.
  112. D. Zoffer and T. Mazorlig, The Guide To Owning A Bearded Dragon. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1977.
  113. Daniel D. Beck, Biology of Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards (Organisms and Environments). University of California Press, 2005.

Magazine & Publications

  1. John Richardson, The care of White's and European treefrogs in captivity, Reptilian, 3(10) pp.10-11, 1995.
  2. Steve Cooper, Red-eyed tree frogs: Jewels of the rain forest night, Reptiles, 2(2) pp. 52-65, 1994.
  3. Michael J. Tyler, Frogs as Pets: A guide to keeping the Australian Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea), University of Adelaide, iv + 28, 1996.
  4. Michael J. Tyler, Australian Frogs, Vicking O'Neil, Victoria, 1989.
  5. Michael J. Tyler, L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone, Frogs of Western Australia, Western Australia Museum, Perth, 1994.
  6. Christopher J. Leary, and Alissa A. Packer. Egg deposition site characteristics of the red-eyed leaf frog, Agalychnis callidryas Cope (Hylidae), Herpetological Natural History. 6(1) pp. 55-59, 1998 (1999).
  7. Bill Lutz,1996. Care and rearing of red-eyed tree frogs, Iowa Herpetological Society News, 19(1) pp. 8-9, 1996.
  8. R, James R. McCranie, Larry David Wilson, and Josiah H. Townsend, Agalychnis callidryas (Red-eyed Treefrog), Reproduction, Herpetological Review. 34 (1):49, 2003.
  9. C. B. Palmer, Captive maintenance and natural breeding of White's tree frog (Litoria caerulea), Captive Breeding, 2 (1):8-11;30, 1993.
  10. J. M. R. Baker and V. Waights, The effects of nitrate on tadpoles of the tree frog (Litoria caerulea), Herpetological Journal, 4 (3):106-108, 1994.
  11. Chris Banks and David Leyden, Further notes on captive breeding of Litoria infrafrenata (Anura: Hylidae), Herpetofauna, 20 (2):17-22, 1990.
  12. C. Chang, Husbandry and Breeding of Agalychnis callidryas at the National Zoo, In: Proceedings of the 12th International Herpetological Symposium, pp. 13-20, 1989.
  13. Ruibal, Rodolfo and Eric Thomas, The obligate carnivorous larvae of the frog, Lepidobatrachus laevis (leptodactylidae), Copeia, 1988 (3):591-604, 1988.
  14. Thomas Ziegler, Das Portrait: Lepidobatrachus laevis Budgett 1899, Elaphe, 10 (3):44-45, 2002.
  15. Ditzel, N, Observations on reproduction and considerations on the taxonomy of Asian centipedes. Invertebrate.  Fall 2002.  Roskilde, Denmark.
  16. R. F. Lawrence, The Centipedes and Millipedes of Africa, A guide, A. A. Balkema; Capetown, Rotterdam, 1984.
  17. C. Sandefer, The Giant Centipedes of the Genus Scolopendra, Privately published. Oklahoma City, OK.
  18. S.W. Bullington, Natural History and Captive Care of the Flat Rock Scorpion Hadogenes troglodytes, Vivarium 7(5), 1996, pp.18-21.
  19. H. S. Bawaskar, Scorpion Sting - Clinical Manifestations, Management and Literature, Poular Prakashan 1999.
  20. V. Fet, W. D. Sissom, G. Lowe, and M. E. Braunwalder, Catalog of the Scorpions of the World (1758-1998), The New York Entomological Society 2000.
  21. V. Fet and P. Selden (eds.), SCORPIONS 2001 - In memoriam Gary A. Polis, British Arachnological Society 2001.
  22. B. H. Lamoral, The scorpions of Namibia (Arachnida: Scorpionida), Ann. Natal Mus., 23(3), 1979, pp. 497-784.
  23. J. Leeming, Scorpions of Southern Africa, Struik 2003.
  24. G. Levy and P. Amitai, Fauna Palestina. Arachnida I : Scorpiones, The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Israel 1980.
  25. W. Lourenco, Scorpions of Brazil, Les Editions de L’if 2002.
  26. J. Rolf, Pandinus imperator, Erfahrungen, Skorpions News, 3 1998, pp. 109-110.
  27. B. K. Tikader and D. B. Bastawade, Fauna of India. Scorpionidae : Arachnida, Vol. III: Scorpions.  Zoological Survey of India, India 1983.
  28. C. Viquez, Escorpiones de Costa Rica/Costa Rica Scorpions, INBio 1999.
  29. S. C. Williams, Birth activities of some North American scorpions, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 37(1) 1969, pp. 1-24.
  30. S. C. Williams, Birth behavior in the South African scorpion Hadogenes, Pan-Pacific Entomol., 47 1971, pp.79–80.
  31. W. J. Baerg, The Tarantula,  Lawrence: University of Kansas Press 1958.
  32. R. Conniff, Tarantulas: Earth Tigers and Bird Spiders, National Geographic, Sept. 1996, pp. 98-115.
  33. G.B. Edwards and K.L. Hibbard, The Mexican Redrump, Brachypelma vagans (Araneae: Theraphosidae), an exotic tarantula established in Florida.  Fla. Dept. Agric. & Cons. Serv., Div. Plant Industry, Entomology Circular 1999, pp. 394:1-2.
  34. S. L. Kuzmin, The Turtles of Russia and Other Ex-Soviet Republics, Edition Chimaira, 2000.
  35. Proceedings:  Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles – An International Conference, New York Turtle and Tortoise Society, 1997.
  36. C. H. Ernst, An overview of the North American Turtle Genus Clemmys, Chelonian Conserv. and Biol. 4(1): 211-216, 2001.
  37. C. D. Dillon, The Argentine Snake-necked Turtle, Tortuga Gazette.  28(5): 1-2, 1992.
  38. J. Harding, Spotted Turtle, Clemmys guttata, Tortuga Gazette, 27(5): 3-4, 1991.
  39. D. W. Herman, Captive Husbandry of the Eastern Clemmys Group at Zoo Atlanta, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Turtles and Tortoises: Conservation and Captive Husbandry. Eds: Beamann, Caporaso, McKeown, and Graff, p. 54-62, 1990.
  40. R.D. Bartlett, Notes From the Field: Notes on Ringed and Other Map Turtles, Reptiles, Vol. 6, No. 5, 76-81, 1998.
  41. P. Connor, Cagle's Map Turtle, Tortuga Gazette, (29)10: 1-4, 1993.
  42. R.M. Shealy, The Natural History of the Alabama Map Turtle, Graptemys pulchra Baur, in Alabama, Bull. Florida St. Mus. Biol. Sci. 21: 47-111, 1976.
  43. L. Dampier, Map Turtles: An American Specialty, Reptile Hobbyist, Vol. 4, No.3, 36-44, 1998.
  44. D. Haynes, and R. R. McKown, A new species of map turtle (genus Graptemys) from the Guadelupe River system in Texas,
    Tulane Stud. Zool. Bot. 18: 143-152, 1974.
  45. M. J. Brumwell, Notes on the Courtship of the Turtle, Terrapene ornata, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 43: 396, 1940.
  46. C. K. Dodd, Jr., and E. D. Brodie, Jr., Notes on the Defensive Behavior of the Snapping Turtle, Chelydra serpentina, Herpetologica 31: 286-288, 1975.
  47. R.M. Christenson, Breeding Central American wood turtles, Chelonia, 2: 8-10, 1975.
  48. H. Hidalgo, Courtship and Mating Behavior in Rhinoclemmys pulcherima incisa, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sciences, (85): 82-95, 1982.
  49. M. Cohen, The Painted Turtle, Chrysemys picta, Tortuga Gazette 28(10): 1-3, 1992.
  50. L. T. Evans, The Courtship Pattern of the Box Turtle, Terrapene c. carolina, Herpetologica 9: 189-192, 1953
  51. H. E. Ewing, Continued Fertility in Female Box Turtles Following Mating, Copeia 1943: 112-114, 1943.
  52. A. V. Korolev, S. V. Kudrayavtsev, and V. E. Frolov, Some special aspects of the husbandry of soft-shell turtles (Reptilia, Testudinae, Trionichidae) at the Moscow Zoo, 7th Annual Reptile Symposium on Captive Reproduction & Husbandry, Dallas, TX, p. 54-58.1983.
  53. M. V. Plummer, Notes on the courtship and mating behavior of the softshell turtle, Trionyx muticus (Reptilia, Testudines, Trionychidae), J. Herp. 11: 90-92, 1977.
  54. A. Georges and M. Rose, Conservation Biology of the Pig-nosed Turtle, C. insculpta, Chelon. Conserv. & Biology. 1(1): 3-12, 1993.
  55. D. Bartlett, South America's Unique Matamata, Reptiles magazine, Sept. 95. 3(5): 48-54, 1995.
  56. P. Drajeske, Captive Breeding of the Mata Mata Turtle, Sixth Annual Reptile Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry, July 28-3, 1982.
  57. W. Espenshade III, Matamata, Chelus fimbriatus, Tortuga Gazette, 26(5): 3-5, 1990.
  58. A. Montoya, Too Bizarre! South America's Matamata Turtle, The Vivarium 10(5):  22-24, 1999.
  59. D. Levine, African Side-neck Turtles, P. niger and P. subniger, Tortuga Gazette. 30(8): 1-3, 1949.
  60. D. Alderton, Turtles & Tortoises of the World. Facts on File, New York, 1988.
  61. Russ Gurley, SULCATAS In Captivity (with notes on other popular tortoises), ECO publishing, Lansing, MI., 2005.
  62. M. Pingleton, Practical Care and Maintenance of the Redfoot Tortoise, 2001.
  63. B. Devaux, La tortue qui pleure (The crying tortoise) Geochelone sulcata (Miller; 1779). Chelonii vol. 1., SOPTOM. France.
  64. S.S. Flower, Examination of a living specimen of the great African tortoise, (Testudo sulcata),
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1928:6542001, 1928.
  65. M.R.K. Lambert, On growth, sexual dimorphism, and the general ecology of the African spurred tortoise, Geochelone sulcata, in Mali, Chelonian Conservation and Biology 1(1): 37-46, 1993.
  66. B.C. Stearns, Captive husbandry and propagation of the African Spurred Tortoise, Geochelone sulcata, Proceedings, International Herpetology Symposium, San Antonio, TX., 1988.
  67. W.S. Brown, Ecology of the Aquatic Box Turtle, Terrapene coahuila (Chelonia, Emydidae) in northern Mexico, Bull. Florida St. Museum Biol. Sci.  19: 1-67, 1974.
  68. M.J. Brumwell, Notes on the Courtship of the Turtle, Terrapene ornata, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 43: 396, 1940.
  69. C.K. Dodd Jr, North American Box Turtles: A Natural History, University of Oklahoma Press.  Norman, OK., 2001.
  70. L.T. Evans, The Courtship Pattern of the Box Turtle, Terrapene c. carolina, Herpetologica 9: 189-192, 1953.
  71. M.J. Brumwell, Notes on the Courtship of the Turtle, Terrapene ornata, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 43: 396, 1940.
  72. J. Martin, Masters of Disguise (A Natural History of Chameleons), Facts On File, Inc., New York., 1992.
  73. Staff of the Herpetology Department, Live and on the Loose, Event at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ. Feb. 2006.
  74. D. Barker and T. Barker, The belle of the ball, (Ball Pythons) Reptiles, 7(9): 48–65, 1999.
  75. J. G. Coote, Ball Pythons: Their Captive Husbandry and Reproduction, Practical Python Publications. Nottingham, UK, 1996.
  76. K. Peterson, Husbandry and breeding of ball pythons (Python regius), The Vivarium 5(1):18-27, 1993.
  77. L. H. S. Van Mierop and E. L. Bessette, Reproduction of the ball python, Python regius, in captivity, Herpetological Review, 12(1) 20–22, 1981.
  78. E. Wagner, Ask the breeder: Ball python breeding strategy, Reptiles 5(8):89, 1997.

Miscellaneous References:

  1. Doctor Gecko - http://www.drgecko.com/
  2. Reptile Rescue, Canada - http://www.reptilerescue.on.ca/index.php
  3. A. Highfield, Understanding Reptile Lighting Systems, Tortoise Trust website, 2002.
  4. W. Fedorchuck, "African Spurred Tortoise Profile and Maintenance Guide", Accessed 1999-2000
  5. A. Harrold, Geochelone sulcata, Animal Diversity Web, 2001. Accessed August 01, 2005
  6. Darrell Senneke, "Golden Greek" Tortoise - Testudo graeca terrestris/ Testudo graeca floweri, Animal Diversity Web, 2001,Accessed February 23, 2007
  7. M. Kaplan, Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection, 2002
  8. M. Kaplan, Sulcata Tortoises - African Spurred Tortoises, Geochelone sulcata,1996
  9. A. Lanalis, Under the Leaves - Complete Anole Care, Kingsnake.com, 2001-2003
  10. Dr. Mark Seward, Dr. Seward.com, 2002, http://www.drseward.com
  11. Gila-Monster.org, 2001 - 2006, http://www.gila-monster.org
  12. Stephen L Angeli, "HorridumAngeli" Reptiles, 2004, http://www.helodermahorridum.com
  13. Nichol Stout, Heloderma horridum (Mexican beaded lizard), University of Michigan Museum of Zoology: Animal Diversity Web, 1995-2006

Databases:

  1. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ - http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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  3. UNEP-WCMC United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre - http://www.unep-wcmc.org/?, "working towards a wiser world: one in which everyone recognizes that the diversity of life on Earth is vital to the future of humanity. The Centre strives to promote wiser decision-making and a sustainable future by providing information on the conservation and sustainable management of the living world."
  4. Species 2000 and the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), - http://spice.sp2000.org/info_about_col.php, Catalogue of Life programme aims to create a uniform and validated index to the world's known species for use as a practical tool in inventorying and monitoring biodiversity worldwide.
  5. CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) - http://www.cites.org/, "an international agreement between Governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. Roughly 5,000 species of animals and 28,000 species of plants are protected by CITES against over-exploitation through

 

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on most subjects related to pets. If you have something you would like to publish here
email us at: DrJungle@verizon.net



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