The Russian Tortoise and its relatives, the Greek, Egyptian, Hermann’s, and marginated tortoises, have been kept as pets for centuries. Its no wonder. Their behaviours and activities are fascinating to watch, while their small size and cute faces endear them to people of all ages. However, these animals can’t be turned loose in the house and be expected to thrive. If you want your spunky pet tortoise to be healthy, you have to provide it with the proper environment and diet. This guide is a complete care manual for these interesting and endearing species. With colourful sidebars, boxes and photographs illustrating key topics essential to owners of Russian, Greek, Egyptian, Hermann’s and marginated tortoises, ‘Russian Tortoises’ will help you keep your tortoise healthy for all of its long life.