Table of contents for Box turtles and other pond and marsh turtles.

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Contents
What Is a Turtle?							6
Where Do Box Turtles Live in the Wild?			8
What Does a Box Turtle Look Like?				10
What Kind of Personality Might a Box Turtle Have?	12
What Should You Look for When You Pick a Box Turtle as a Pet?
	14
Can a Box Turtle Found in the Wild Become a Pet?	16
	
What Does a Box Turtle Eat?					18
Where Should a Pet Box Turtle Be Kept?			20
How Do You Keep Your Box Turtle's Home Clean and Safe? 	
	22
Does a Box Turtle Need Exercise?				24
How Do You Help a Box Turtle to Care for Its Young? 	26
What Kinds of Routine Veterinary Care Might a Box Turtle Need? 
	28
What Are Some Special Diet Requirements of Box Turtles?	
	30
How Can You Tell If Your Turtle Is Male or Female? 	32 
How Long Can Box Turtles Live and How Big Can They Get?	
	34
How Can You Make Sure Your Turtle Has Enough to Drink?	
	36
Why Is Heat Important to a Box Turtle?			38 
Why is Ultraviolet Light Important to a Box Turtle?	40
How Do Wild Box Turtles Survive Winter? 			42
What Should You Do If Your Box Turtle Lays Eggs?	44
What Is the Difference Between Turtles and Tortoises? 	46
How Can You Tell What Kind of Box Turtle You Have?	48
What Is A Pond Slider?						50
What Is A Chicken Turtle?					52
What Is A Map Turtle?						54
Why Is There A Turtle Crisis in Asia?				56
What Are Common Signs of Illness? 				58
What Are Your Responsibilities as an Owner? 		60
Fun Facts About Box Turtles and Other Pond and Marsh 
Turtles 								62
Glossary 								63
Index and Resource List 					64
Turtle Classification 					65

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Box turtle -- Juvenile literature.
Turtles -- Juvenile literature.