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

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  • Maya Peninsular
    • Xkok ak
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga de caja
  • 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

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

annwf

Date

October 14, 2014 09:55 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eastern box turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

tracy3

Date

October 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

June 13, 2014 11:42 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

greg_lipps

Date

October 2, 2014 01:47 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

annwf

Date

October 11, 2014 01:57 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

October 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

dbeaupre

Date

September 20, 2014 04:50 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

brushf

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in pasture (Three-toed )

Photos / Sounds

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

finatic

Date

September 11, 2009 11:30 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Orange County, California, US

Obviously a released pet.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

September 19, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

October 25, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

nature_guy

Date

October 15, 2014 02:28 PM 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

Description: NatureServe