Globally vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Terrapene carolina
    • Cistudo carolina
    • Cistudo major
    • Cistudo mexicana
    • Cistudo triunguis
    • Cistudo yucatana
    • Emys tritentaculata
    • Terrapene bauri
    • Terrepene carolina
    • Testudo carolina
    • Testudo caroliniana
    • Testudo clausa
    • Testudo irregulata
  • English
    • Common Box Turtle
    • Eastern Box Turtle
  • French
    • Tortue-boîte de Caroline
    • Tortue-bo
  • German
    • Carolina-Dosenschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • tortuga de Carolina

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Recent observations

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

bonitataylor

Date

September 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

bonitataylor

Date

September 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Another female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

bonitataylor

Date

September 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

naiad2530

Date

September 20, 2014 08:35 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

TCT-8
493.3 gms
134
Female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

naiad2530

Date

September 20, 2014 08:46 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

TCT-9
514.5 gms
130 mm
Male
Male

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

cuskelly

Date

September 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Was seen around noon, eating a mushroom but a rotting stump.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

japlaca_nrm

Date

September 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This turtle was right along the railroad right of way. Underneath the brush along the gravel.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

rasaziz

Date

February 7, 2014 12:54 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

valerie3

Date

September 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ranguiano97

Date

September 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

its like any other turtle may grow to bigger size its kingdom is animalia , The turtle is a reptiles. it may survive in sea water or salt water very big pouplation not much endagangred .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

shushengwang

Date

August 31, 2014 09:35 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

嘲归仁绍龟诗
唐 皮日休

硬骨残形知几秋,
尸骸终是不风流。
顽皮死后钻须遍,
都为平身不出头。

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

annwf

Date

August 23, 2014 10:15 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The common box turtle (Terrapene carolina) is a species of box turtle with six existing subspecies. It is found throughout the eastern United States and Mexico. The box turtle has a distinctive hinged lowered shell (the box) that allows it to completely enclose itself. Its upper jaw is long and curved.

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Conservation Summary

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