Was seen around noon, eating a mushroom but a rotting stump.
This turtle was right along the railroad right of way. Underneath the brush along the gravel.
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 .
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.