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What

ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

lagarduno

Date

August 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Larger one living in my back yard for sometime now. Cracked shell, top just behind head, don't know when or how it got in yard. Still hanging around.

Photos / Sounds

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What

ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

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lagarduno

Date

September 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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lauriehall581

Date

August 30, 2014 06:03 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Fast little male!

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

rmarusak

Date

July 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seemed to be laying eggs. I was in an open field, and its tail was above a small opening it the ground, which was almost filled with water. Turtle fled when I approached to investigate.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

rmarusak

Date

July 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing the road.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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rmarusak

Date

June 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Wandering the corridor of my apartment complex, which happens to be next to a city park, Winfrey Point on White Rock Lake, and near White Rock Lake. Although I spotted it on a concrete slab, It was located near a prairie/grassland, from which it apparently wandered and to which I returned it.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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lauriehall581

Date

July 4, 2014 07:55 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in road, I turned around and moved it off the road in the same direction it was pointing in. Running late for work, so this is the only photo I had time for .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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rthobbit

Date

July 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The turtle was in an area that was being mowed behind our house. We picked it up to move it to an area farther back that won't be disturbed. This turtle was about 5" in length.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed box turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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hkbailey

Date

July 5, 2014 08:50 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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danawilson

Date

June 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Active and alert, crossing the road. Looked healthy. Crossing from a wooded area to a grassy area.

Photos / Sounds

What

Three-toed box turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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hkbailey

Date

June 19, 2014 06:24 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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mcberk

Date

June 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

damaged, yet healed, front left foot and shell. mower damage?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Terrapene carolina triunguis Terrapene carolina

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ralange

Date

June 18, 2014 11:51 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Terrapene carolina triunguis Terrapene carolina

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ralange

Date

June 16, 2014 09:04 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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lbullington23

Date

April 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Pond Slider Trachemys scripta

Observer

sschickedanz

Date

June 11, 2014 05:16 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Three-toed box turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

naiad2530

Date

June 3, 2014 06:52 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

TCT-
74823

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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jgray3

Date

June 7, 2014

Description

it was in the middle of an east west gravel road headed south. I helped the little guy to the edge of the road and off he went

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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paulh4600

Date

June 5, 2014 04:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

found crawling through Vilas Motor Works, a machine shop

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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paulh4600

Date

June 2, 2014 08:00 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in the road near our house.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed box turtle Terrapene carolina

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bluebonnet88

Date

May 21, 2014 12:05 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4.25"
Marked with #4
Sex suspect female
Wooded lot in subdivision
Surrounded by improved pasture

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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bluebonnet88

Date

May 21, 2014 12:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Marked with #3
4.5" long
Sex unknown
Wooded subdivision with acre lots surrounded by improved pasture land

Photos / Sounds

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amyowl

Date

the past

Place

My home (Google, OSM)

Description

She was in the corner of my yard under my root beer plants. Dogs found her in the morning

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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brooks

Date

June 4, 2014 10:10 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing road

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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redwolf182

Date

June 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Box turtle rescued from the bottom of a residential foundation that was about to be filled with concrete. It was trapped underneath rebar. This area is under heavy development for houses. Heavily wooded area near the Brazos river.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Date

May 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

bluebonnet88

Date

June 1, 2014 06:50 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

cindymunson11

Date

May 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Living in large grown up area in back of my yard. My lab found it and brought it to me. I released it back..if dog bothers her again. I will relocate to the red river area.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

psunby

Date

May 25, 2014 05:15 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing Highway 255. Watched it cross safely and successfully.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

psunby

Date

May 25, 2014 05:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing Hwy. 63 northwest of Jasper. Watched it cross successfully.

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This project collects sightings in support of Texas Box Turtle Survey citizen science program. For more information, including identification hints, please visit:
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Mini austinbob created this project on September 23, 2013
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