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Angulate Tortoise Books

Angulate literature

Here are books that include information on the South African angulate / angulated tortoise aka bowsprit tortoise (Chersina angulata). Most of them only have brief descriptions and photos of angulates, but some offer more. For example, the "Turtles: Proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002" book includes a whole chapter about keeping and breeding angulates. Books are listed in no particular order.

Tortoises, Terrapins & Turtles of Africa

Tortoises, Terrapins & Turtles of Africa

by Bill Branch
Struik Publishers, 2008
128 glossy pages, color photos
ISBN-10: 1770074635
ISBN-13: 978-1770074637

The Southern African Tortoise Book

The Southern African Tortoise Book

by Richard C. Boycott, Ortwin Bourquin
O. Bourquin, 2nd revised ed., 2000
color and b/w photos, 228 p.
limited availability
ISBN-10: 0620265361
ISBN-13: 978-0620265362

Turtles: Proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002

Turtles: Proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002

by H. Artner, B. Farkas, V. Loehr
Edition Chimaira, Mar 2006
incl. keeping and breeding angulates
621 glossy pages, color photos
ISBN-10: 393061278X
ISBN-13: 978-3930612789

Terralog: Turtles of the World: Africa, Europe and Western Asia, Vol. 1

Terralog: Turtles of the World: Africa, Europe and Western Asia, Vol. 1

Holger Vetter
revised 2nd edition, 2011
Aqualog Verlag
152 pages
ISBN-10: 3930612275
ISBN-13: 978-3930612277

What's That Reptile?

What's That Reptile?

by Johan Marais
Struik Nature, Nov 2010
descriptions, color photos, 160 p.
ISBN-10: 1770077715
ISBN-13: 978-1770077713

Cape tortoises: Their identification and care

Cape tortoises: Their identification and care

Ernst H.W. Baard
Cape Nature Conservation, 1994
descriptions, general care
68 pages, out of print
ISBN-10: 0798401958
ISBN-13: 978-0798401951

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa

Graham Alexander, Johan Marais
Struik Publishers, Jan, 2008
color photos, 408 p.
ISBN-10: 1770073868
ISBN-13: 978-1770073869

The Wildlife of Southern Africa: A Field Guide to the Animal and Plants of the Region

The Wildlife of Southern Africa: A Field Guide to the Animal and Plants of the Region

Vincent Carruthers
Struik Publishers, 2008 (updated ed.)
descriptions. color illustrations, 320 p.
ISBN-10: 1770077049
ISBN-13: 978-1770077041

Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Drawn from Life

Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles Drawn from Life

by James de Carle Sowerby & Edward Lear
H. Sotheran, J. Baer & Co, 1872
you can read this book online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library
or Internet Archive
text and color plate for Testudo angulata

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