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Today’s Dinosaurs

Today's Dinosaurs:
A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises

by Stacey Venzel

Get quick answers to every question amateur animal enthusiasts want to know about some of the world’s oldest animals in Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises by Stacey Venzel. Illustrated with hundreds of photos throughout, Today’s Dinosaurs is assembled in a question-and-answer format to make it easy to make it user-friendy no matter your age or level of familiarity with all testudines.

Today’s Dinosaurs is the second book featuring a correspondent of The Super Fins. Sheldon the Snapping Turtle appears throughout Today’s Dinosaurs, sharing unforgettable facts about his cousins in sidebars called Cool, Gross, & Weird!® (CGW!)

Readers learn about every aspect of turtles, not just the basic facts. In addition to answering all the most popular questions about anatomy and behavior, Today’s Dinosaurs shares unforgettable facts about animal fans will never forget, such as:

  • Pollution and Climate Change
  • Global Myths
  • Turtles in History
  • What To Do If I …
  • Predator/Prey Facts
  • Dangers From/To Handling Turtles
  • Behavior and Species Characteristics
  • Feeding, Reproduction, Sleeping, and much more...
 From detailed sea turtle fact sheets to learning mythology of the world to astonishing achievements that will amaze, readers will become the most knowledgeable turtle fan in the neighborhood by having a copy of Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises.

Author bio

STACEY VENZEL is a global nomad, scientist, actress and writer. Born in Perrysburg, Ohio, she received a B.A. in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University with minors in English and Environmental Studies. Stacey has worked with more than 100 species around the world. This is her first book.



  • Paperback / 6 x 9
  • 254 pp
  • $18.95
  • Hundreds of b/w photos throughout
  • ISBN: 978-0-9895003-5-7






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