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Red-Eared Sliders (General Care and Maintenance of Series)

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Published by Advanced Vivarium Systems .
Written in English


  • Reptiles & amphibians as pets,
  • Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums,
  • Pets,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Turtles,
  • Red-eared sliders as pets,
  • Turtles as pets

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8684112M
ISBN 101882770129
ISBN 109781882770120

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