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Discussion in 'Bowsprit tortoises' started by Will, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. Will

    Will Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    http://www.adu.uct.ac.za/

    select 'virtual museum'

    select 'reptile map' button

    select 'by scientific or common name' and type in angulate.

    Look at the diversity and range for the species.
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    Jay Bagley Well-Known Member

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    That was a pretty cool site, thanks for posting.
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    Some of the contradictory husbandry information, specifically in regards to wild-caught animals brought to the US, may be explained by the significant difference in the natural habitats of angulates as outlined in this map. Without knowing exactly where a given animal came from, you can only guess the appropriate conditions to reproduce, and based on the wide geographic dispersement of these animals, one would have about a 1 in 100 chance of guessing right! It would seem that part of a comprehensive care sheet would be some indicator of the likely natural range of a given animal based on morphology.
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