Shelled box turtles are turtles of the genus Terrapene native, although box turtles
are terrestrial members of the American ...
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
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
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 ...
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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 ...
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
**Many subspecies of box turtle are protected and are illegal to own in many
states without special license to keep. If one of these turtles are indigenous to the
Description: Box Turtles are mid-sized, terrestrial turtles – 4.5-6 in (11.5-15.2 cm)
– with a high, rounded shell that is dark with many yellow or orange splotches.
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 ...