Ask An Expert: 5 Tips For Owning Your First ReptilePeter Gray, a local reptile expert and the owner of a reptile pet store in Capistrano Beach, offers up useful tips on owning your own reptile.
Small Turtles Being Blamed For Multistate Salmonella OutbreakTurtles may be a popular household pet but they are being blamed for a multistate Salmonella outbreak, mostly in young children.
DHS: Turtles Found In LAX Luggage On Endangered ListCustoms officials say they still have no clue what two men were planning to do with over 50 live turtles and tortoises when they were caught last week at LAX.
Mass Die-Off Of Banned Turtles Stumps OfficialsThey may seem exotic -- even adorable to some -- but experts warn against buying these red-eared slider turtles after many have been found dead or sick around the Southland.

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