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Lamar, US-TX, US, NA
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In this area I rarely see an Eastern Box with the highly marked carapace. Usually the are a olive/brown with sometime just a hint of an underlying pattern.

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could be three-toed box turtle

Posted by dougrs about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks dougrs. You are probably right. I see these pretty regularly around here and will have to get a little more personable with the next one I see.

Posted by boomersoonerintexas about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Three-toed Box Turtle - Photo (c) dcp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
boomersoonerintexas's ID: Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis)
Posted by boomersoonerintexas about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Found another today and after a little patience I got a look and the hind legs...seems you were right dougrs...thanks again.

Posted by boomersoonerintexas about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Three-toed Box Turtle - Photo (c) dcp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
john8's ID: Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis)
Posted by john8 5 months ago (Flag)
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Three-toed Box Turtle - Photo (c) dcp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
boomersoonerintexas's ID: Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis)
Three-toed Box Turtle - Photo (c) dcp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis)
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