The ‘hibernation’ process and post ‘hibernation’ care of tortoises

@article{Deane2018TheP,
  title={The ‘hibernation’ process and post ‘hibernation’ care of tortoises},
  author={Kelly Deane},
  journal={Veterinary Nursing Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={33},
  pages={197 - 200}
}
  • K. Deane
  • Published 28 June 2018
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Nursing Journal
ABSTRACT: Many species of tortoises do not hibernate but brumate. They may be too sick to undergo the process or awaken with illnesses. As nurses we need to care for these critical patients with species specific needs. This article aims to give a basic overview on the brumation process and how to nurse tortoises with post brumation complications. 

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