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The most common turtle found in home aquariums, red-eared sliders are great pets for both novice and experienced turtle keepers. Originally a native of warm climates, these semi-aquatic turtles love to bask in the sun when they aren't foraging for food. Written by a turtle rescuer and rehabilitator, Red-Eared Sliders is an all-inclusive guide to caring for this popular turtle species. This book contains instructions on how to construct and maintain proper indoor and outdoor enclosures for sliders as well as other closely related turtle species along with vivid, full-color photos displaying the completed habitats. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.