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Box turtles are turtles of the genus Terrapene native to North America (United States and Mexico). They are also known as ...

Box Turtles


Box turtles, also known as box tortoises, comprise a genus of turtle native to United States and Mexico. There are currently four recognized species of box turtles: ...

General Box Turtle Care - The Turtle Puddle


What is a box turtle? Box turtles, by definition, have a moveable hinge on the lower shell that allows them to retract inside the shell and then completely close up, ...

Box Turtles - Anapsid.org


The American box turtles are widespread throughout the eastern, central and southwestern U.S. and on into the northern parts of Mexico. Box turtles fall ...

Eastern Box Turtle


The Eastern Box Turtle is the most well-known turtle in Virginia. They are easily identified by their bright markings. Box Turtles have a high, dome-shaped ...

Care of Box Turtles - California Turtle and Tortoise Club


Introduction. This care-sheet is a general guide to the captive care of North American box turtles in the genus Terrapene. Box turtles are generally hardy animals ...

Care Sheet - Eastern Box Turtle - Austin's Turtle Page


Eastern box turtles are mostly omnivores as adults. Meaning they will eat both plant and animal matter. Hatchling and young box turtle are generally carnivorous, ...

Eastern Box Turtle - National Wildlife Federation


Description: Eastern box turtles are one of the most commonly seen turtles in the wild. In most cases, if you see a turtle walking around on land, it's either a box ...

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Sep 25, 2008 ... Proper diet is important for a box turtle. Learn more about what a box turtle eats with expert tips in this free pet care video. Expert: Nichole Bragg ...

North American Box Turtles


Box turtles (Terrapene sp.) are a very popular species. I saw my first over 50 years ago in central Michigan. I was fascinated by the box turtles ability to ...

Box Turtle
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines Family: Emydidae Genus: Terrapene
Species: Terrapene carolina
The Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina, is a small (up to 15 cm CL) turtle with highly variable carapace pattern of yellow or orange markings on dark background. The plastron is tan or brown. Well-developed... More »
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Box Turtle Fact Sheet - National Zoo


Terrapene carolina triunguis (Three-toed box turtle) Terrapene carolina carolina ( Eastern box turtle). There are six subspecies of box turtles. The four listed ...

Ornate Box Turtle Care Sheet - Reptiles Magazine


Ornate box turtles have one of the largest natural ranges of any box turtle species – occupying nearly all of the American Midwest. Ornate box turtles are easily ...

How to Care for Your Box Turtle: 14 Steps (with Pictures)


How to Care for Your Box Turtle. Box turtles are small land-based turtles that can close up their shell completely. They're fascinating, independent little creatures ...