The Calusa Herpetological Society
Of Southwest Florida

Thursday, October 4, 20187:00 pm


SPEAKER & TOPIC :  Tonight's speaker is Ralph Till the president of the Tampa Bay Turtle and Tortoise Club, Inc. The title of his talk is Husbandry and Breeding Tips for the Egyptian Tortoises. Ralph Till has been collecting and keeping turtles & tortoises for over 50 years. Now living in the Tampa Bay area of Central Florida, he has directed his energies to the smallest and most endangered of the chelonian species, primarily Egyptian Tortoises (Testudo kleinmanni) and Spider Tortoises (Pyxis arachnoides arachnoides). He is a member of the Turtle & Tortoise Preservation Group and the Turtle Survival Alliance.


As always, we go to dinner at Ale House (On Colonial Blvd) after the meeting so come on down and join the conversation at the meeting at the Ale House.

WHO'S INVITED ? You are! Anyone with an interest in any aspect of herpetology or herpetoculture is welcome to attend, learn, and exchange their experiences with our friendly membership. Come out to meet others who keep, breed or study reptiles and amphibians, and let them share their fascination with you. We average 35 70 people attending every meeting.



Cookies and cold soda, a nightly raffle of live herps, herp products, and books follow each speaker's talk, and lots of herp camaraderie, gossip, and fun can be counted upon at all meetings !

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