London: Reaktion Books, 2004. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs, black and white photographs.
Reaktion Animal Series. Part of an unusual series that looks at the subject animal and its place in human history. This book covers examples of tortoise species worldwide, in evolution, myth and reality, ranging across palaeontology, natural history, folklore, art forms, literature, veterinary medicine, space research and trade regulations. Also covers the use of tortoises for food, illegal international trade and conservation. Other titles in this animal series are available.
Price: $25.00 AU