This comprehensive work, covering the captive maintenance and breeding of tortoises and freshwater turtles, contains detailed practical information on the management of captive collections at the present time. All aspects of managing breeding groups are discussed. Covered in detail are reproductive data on several rare species, dietary management, veterinary aspects, vivarium construction, and water quality management for aquatic species. Written by the author of "Keeping and Breeding Tortoises in Captivity", this text includes 56 species and genera - terrestrial, aquatic and semi-aquatic. It should be of use to veterinarians, professionals, students and the enthusiast.