Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • English
    • Western Box Turtle
    • Ornate Box Turtle
  • French
    • Tortue-bo
    • Tortue-boîte Ornée Commune
  • Scientific Names
    • Terrapene ornata
    • Cistudo ornata
  • Spanish
    • tortuga adornada
    • tortuga de caja del desierto
    • Tortuga apestosa
  • Unknown
    • Ornate Box Turtle

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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howard

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June 1, 2015 07:05 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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salamander9505

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March 27, 2012

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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mlodinow

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June 9, 2015

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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June 12, 2014 09:32 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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June 20, 2010 07:21 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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May 26, 2010 03:44 PM CDT

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Description

Turtle tracks. Only species of turtle observed on this property and it is common here. I have also seen them make these tracks, though I don't have a pic of them making the tracks yet.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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May 23, 2009 09:28 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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June 22, 2010 08:12 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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May 21, 2012

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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nathantaylor7583

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August 11, 2011 08:42 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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dhalter

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April 26, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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sandboa

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June 9, 2010 08:25 PM CDT

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Description from Wikipedia

Terrapene ornata is a species of North American box turtle sometimes referred to as the western box turtle or ornate box turtle.

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