Husbandry related sites
The Turtle Puddle – an excellent guide to aquatic and Asian turtle species
Hatchling Haven – a personal view of captive indoor husbandry of tortoise hatchlings.
www.landschildpadden.com – a European tortoise breeding centre based in Belgium.
Slowcoach - Bob Elliot’s Tortoise Site (UK based) – ‘A site for tortoise enthusiasts’.
The T Lady's Site - Excellent guide to keeping Mediterranean tortoises
Tortoise-world - aim to provide free & informative care and advice for Mediterranean tortoises.
David T. Kirkpatrick - Turtle Stuff – by a turtle keeper/writer
Turtle Times – a community based site focused on the care of turtles.
The Tortoise House – a very useful guide on keeping Leopards, Russians & Spur-Thighed in the UK
Basil's Redfoot Tortoise Site - How to keep Redfoot tortoises
UV Guide UK – Ultraviolet light for Reptiles – UVB reptile lighting on test
Veterinary Information and Directories
Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians – based in the USA
Herpvet Connection - Extensive directory (worldwide)
San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society - Its purpose is to acquaint the general public with the proper care of turtles and tortoises
California Turtle and Tortoise Club – a Society dedicated to turtle & tortoise preservation, conservation & education. Site contains a wealth of information.
Desert Tortoise Council – working to assure the continued survival of viable populations of the desert tortoise throughout its range.
New York Turtle & Tortoise Society – dedicated to the conservation, preservation of habitats & promotion of good husbandry and captive propagation.
SOPTOM - Village des tortues, in France – an excellent site.
British Chelonia Group – for the worldwide care and conservation of tortoises, terrapins and turtles.
TortoiseCare – Saving the Egyptian Tortoise – a Testudo kleinmanni conservation programme
Natural history & Taxonomy
Turtles of the World - John B. Iverson’s online book, covering all chelonian species, complete with museum references and distribution information.
ETI Online - Excellent identification and distribution resource!
Conservation and CITES pages.
IUCN - The World Conservation Union
TRAFFIC International - Trade Records Analysis of Flora and Fauna in Commerce
WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature
The Tortoise Reserve – whose aim it is to help with recovery of stressed and endangered populations through enhanced public awareness.
PARC (Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation) – an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna and their habitats.
Wildlife rehabilitation and regional resourcesArrowhead Reptile Rescue – a US based network of rehabilitators and foster homes with a mission to help unwanted, sick or injured reptiles.