The Turtles of Russia and other Ex-Soviet Republics / K
Kuzmin's book on the tortoises and freshwater turtles inhabiting the territories of the former Soviet Union comprises the knowledge acquired over generations by scientists. For the first time readers in the Western Hemisphere have access to such a comprehensive overview. Zoological data has been collected as well as data on keeping and breeding of animals, data on diseases and treatments, ecological problems, nature reserves, conservational problems, pet trade and other antrophogenic factors. Animals and their different habitat types occurring in this large and diverse territory are shown in many color photographs.