Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles of Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa has 18 tortoises, 5 soft shelled terrapins, 18 side necked terrapins and 6 turtles. Discusses what they are, anatomy, habitats and behaviour. All species have a description along with distribution. Also a section on folklore and uses, relationships with mankind, threats and survival in captivity.