Box turtles are turtles of the genus Terrapene native to North America (United
States and Mexico). They are also known as ...
Terrapene carolina triunguis (Three-toed box turtle) Terrapene carolina carolina (
Eastern box turtle). There are six subspecies of box turtles. The four listed ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
All of these box turtles, unless specifically documented to the contrary by the pet
store, have been caught in the wild. (Box turtles often have small round holes in ...
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.
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 ...
Habitat: Box turtles are the most terrestrial of any turtle in West Virginia. They are
most often encountered during spring or summer after a rain shower. They are ...