Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter, 2000, 2:20
© 2000 by Chelonian Research Foundation

Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter

Theses, Dissertations and Other Unusual References


Hamilton, Alison. 2000. Evidence for ontogenetic shifts in box turtles: activity patterns, movements, and use of microenvironments and habitats by juvenile Terrapene carolina bauri on Egmont Key, Florida. MS thesis, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville. 160 pp.
Major advisor: C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr.

Chelonian Articles Published in the Bulletin of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)

The Bulletin of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians is designed to be a source of information for veterinarians involved in public and private practice on reptiles and amphibians. The Bulletin is interested in all aspects of care for these species including natural history and maintenance in captivity as well as particular medical and surgical problems. To request articles, please contact the Bulletin editor, Thomas H. Boyer, DVM at 3454 Chasewood Dr., San Diego, CA 92111; Phone 619-484-3490; Fax 619-541-2075; E-mail

Aquatic Turtle Care. 1992. 2(2):13.

Bacteriological Features Of Rhinitis In Captive Greek Tortoises, Testudo graeca. 1997.7(2):12.

Box Turtle Care. 1992. 2(1):14.

Captive Husbandry of Mediterranean Tortoises, Testudo graeca and Testudo hermanni. 1996. Proc:31.

Chelonian Shell Infection. 1991. 1(1):3.

Chlorhexidine Toxicosis in a Pair of Red-Bellied Short-Necked Turtles, Emydura subglobosa. 1996. 6(4):6-7.

Common Problems of Box Turtles, Terrapene spp, in Captivity. 1992. 2(1):9.

Comparison of Plasma Biochemical Values in Blood and Blood-Lymph Mixtures from
Red-eared Sliders, T. scripta elegans. 1996. 6(2):7-9.

Considerations in Formulating Captive Tortoise Diets. 1994. 4(1):8.

Desert Tortoise Care. 1994. 4(1):12.

Inadvertent Administration of Ivermectin to Two Spurred Tortoises, Geochelone sulcata, without Apparent Toxic Effects. 1997. 7(1):4.

Midazolam Fails to Sedate Painted Turtles, Chrysemys picta. 1993. 3(1):7.

Morphologic and Cytochemical Characteristics of Blood Cells from the Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizii. 1996. Proc: 51.

Nematodes in Chelonians. 1991. 1(1):3.

Nutrition of the Tortoise. 1996. Proc: 21.

Partial Plastronectomy in a Testudo graeca. 1996. Proc: 40.

Per-Cloacal Worming of Tortoises. 1995. 5(2):4.

Suspected Intoxication of a Loggerhead Musk Turtle with Metronidazole. 1996. 6(3):6-7.

The Box Turtle: A Practitionerís Approach. 1996. Proc: 37.

The Desert Tortoise and Upper Respiratory Tract Disease. 1994. 4(1):6.

The Effects of Temperature, Sex and Sample Type on Hematology and Serum/Plasma Chemistry Values for Captive New Guinea Snapping Turtles, Elseya novaeguineae. 1996. Proc: 43.

Tortoise Care. 1994. 4(1):16.

Treatment of an Esophageal Foreign Body in a Kempís Ridley Turtle, L. kempii. 1997. 7(1):6-9.

Tricaine Methane Sulfonate (MS-222) Anesthesia in Spiny and Florida Soft-shell Turtles, Apalone spinifera and Apalone ferox. 1997. 7(2):9-11.

Use of Computed Tomography as a Diagnostic Aid in the Diagnosis of an Abdominal Mass in a Box Turtle. 1994. Proc: 45.

Use of Oral Allopurinol and Saline Dialysis in Management of Hyperuricemia in a Chilean Tortoise. 1992. 2(1):7.

Use of Telazol in Eastern Box Turtles, Terrapene carolina carolina. 1995. 5(1):4.

Vitamin A Toxicity. 1991. 1(1):2.