Helped this girl get up over a curb in west Fayetteville. I'm pretty sure I also saw her last year (2015) in mid May.
I found this in my neighborhood. My dog found it fascinating. I moved it to the side of the road after it had been sniffed.
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.