Introduction

This web site is an educational program of the California Turtle and Tortoise Club (CTTC) Executive Board. The information on this web site is provided to advance the California Turtle and Tortoise Club's purpose of disseminating information and education about turtles and tortoises.

The site was built by Michael J. Connor, Ph.D., and is maintained by webmaster Mary Anderson Cohen who welcomes your feedback.

Copyright

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California Turtle and Tortoise Club permits limited reproduction of articles by other non-profit groups and educational organizations when it is requested, but permission is granted on a case by case basis only. If there is specific material appearing on the site or in The Tortuga Gazette that you wish to use please e-mail the webmaster stating what it is and how it will be used (e.g.. for newsletter, care-sheet, class project etc). Any materials downloaded from the site must be clearly labeled as such.  The author, title and original citation including the year of publication must be clearly stated at the beginning of reprinted articles. California Turtle andTortoise Club polic is not to allow material appearing on this web site to be reposted on other web sites.  A simple link to the appropriate URL should suffice in most cases.

We encourage the dissemination of the URLs for pages on the CTTC website, and the setting up of links to the site.

Disclaimer

The information on this web site is provided by California Turtle and Tortoise Club in keeping with its purpose of disseminating information and education about turtles and tortoises. While we try to keep the information as accurate as possible, we disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy or completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. In downloading information from this site you assume full responsibility for using the information, and you understand and agree that California Turtle and Tortoise Club is neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use.

Views expressed in articles appearing on the web site are those of the contributors and are not necessarily those of the California Turtle and Tortoise Club. The mention of specific products or services on this site does not constitute an endorsement by California Turtle and Tortoise Club, unless it is explicitly stated.