Eastern box turtle

Discover the incredible world of Eastern Box Turtles and learn about their unique characteristics and behaviors. Find out how you can help conserve these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.
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Eastern Box Turtles are a secondary terrestrial turtle species. These omnivorous turtles live on land, but do not mind swimming in the water. They live in the southern United States and Mexico. Males differ from females in bright colors. These turtles are able to completely cover their shell due to the movable hinge. Appearance Box

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Getty Images: EdwardSnow Here's how to identify this common turtle species and how it survives in the wild. One of the more colorful reptiles to be frequently found in the Midwest, the Terrapene carolina carolina is a subspecies of the common box turtle. It sports a distinctive dome-shaped carapace that covers most of its body with a hinged plastron […] The post Eastern Box Turtle: One of the Most Colorful Reptiles in North America appeared first on Wide Open Spaces. Reptiles, Spotted Turtle, Turtle Pond, Alligator Snapping Turtle, Eastern Box Turtle, Land Turtles, Aquatic Turtles, Eastern Painted Turtle

Getty Images: EdwardSnow Here's how to identify this common turtle species and how it survives in the wild. One of the more colorful reptiles to be frequently found in the Midwest, the Terrapene carolina carolina is a subspecies of the common box turtle. It sports a distinctive dome-shaped carapace that covers most of its body with a hinged plastron […] The post Eastern Box Turtle: One of the Most Colorful Reptiles in North America appeared first on Wide Open Spaces.

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