Develop your knowledge and understanding of hibernation and brumation in chelonian, lizards and snakes. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Reptile husbandry course bundle.
This module looks at hibernation and brumation in terrestrial and aquatic chelonian, lizards and snakes, including:
Terrestrial chelonia – time of hibernation, clinical examination, starvation period, temperature, bathing, method of hibernation, monitoring, waking up
Aquatic chelonia - time of hibernation, clinical examination, diet, temperature, bathing, method of hibernation, monitoring
Lizards – species, time of brumation, clinical examination, diet, cooling down, temperature, lighting, monitoring
Snakes - species, time of brumation, clinical examination, diet, cooling down, temperature, lighting, monitoring
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (Reptiles) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.