British Chelonia Group (BCG) Care Sheets

Tortoise and Terrapin Pet Care Guides (different species)

The British Chelonia Group specialise in this area and it is suggested that you visit their website for further information and more care guidance regarding turtles and tortoises.

RVC Terrapin Care Guide

A guide to caring for your pet terrapin

This care sheet provides guidance to owners on how to care for your pet terrapin. There are several different species kept and this focuses more on the sliders such as red-eared and yellow-bellied sliders.

Turtle Tally Poster

Download our poster and share!

We need your help to get the word out there. So please do download our poster, print off and pin up or share on social media.

Tally Pal Letter

Welcome on board!

When you submit your sightings, you become a Tally Pal. You've helped us with our research and we are so grateful for your help.

Review of non-native invasive reptile and amphibian species living wild in London (Part 1)

Langton, T. S., Atkins, W. and Herbert, C. (2011)

On the distribution, ecology and management of non-native reptiles and amphibians in the London Area. Part 1. Distribution and predator/prey impacts. The London Naturalist, 90.

Review of non-native invasive reptile and amphibian species living wild in London (Part 2)

Langton, T. S. and Herbert, C. (2011)

On the distribution, ecology and management of non-native reptiles and amphibians in the London Area. Part 2. Disease impacts, perspectives, trade exploitation and finding ethical solutions. The London Naturalist, 90.