Baby turtles are about as cute as it gets, but they can also be difficult to keep because they require special lighting, food and housing. They also grow quickly and live for decades when provided with the right care.
Box turtles are long-lived pets that are more challenging to care for than often assumed because they have particular diet, temperature, and lighting requirements. When provided with the correct captive conditions though they are hardy and fun to keep.
Learn how to build an outdoor pen for your turtle or tortoise step-by-step.
The substrate of an enclosure is one of the most important aspects of housing reptiles and amphibians. This is an overview of available substrates and their best uses.
Zoological institutions often recreate naturally occurring communities of reptiles and amphibians in large elaborate exhibits. Can a private hobbyist accomplish the same thing at home?