kinixys nogueyi

  1. 2turtletom

    Success with Kinixys Nogueyi

    After keeping this species since 1998, and attempting to produce offspring in earnest over the past two years, I'm happy to announce that after 140 days of incbation I have hatched my first Kinixys nogueyi! The second animal hatched a few days later- two more eggs left in the clutch. I hope...
  2. 2turtletom

    Western Hingeback Courtship and Mating Attempt

    I've never had much luck with getting my female hingebacks to mate with males once I've moved them inside. Yesterday, I attempted this again, and I documented the event with video. I'd be curious to learn how others are pairing their hingebacks. I keep my Kinixys nogueyi separate throughout...
  3. 2turtletom

    Western Bell's - Kinixys Nogueyi - How many in the U.S.? I need your help!

    I've been keeping western hingeback's (Kinixys nogueyi) for over 21 years. As many of you know, they haven't been allowed to be imported to the USA since 2000 after they were found to carry a tick that could transmit heartwater disease to cattle. Now, they are extremely rare in the U.S., and...
  4. 2turtletom

    West Africa Hingeback Species in the Wild- Scientific Articles

    Hello! I have kept two western hingebacks, Kinixys nogueyi, for 20 years, and before that I unsuccessfully kept Home's hingebacks. I'm a scientist by training, so when doing research, I access the scientific literature that is available through databases like Google Scholar. Fortunately...