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

Classification
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All Names

  • French
    • tortue tabatière
    • tortue boîte
    • Tortue boîte de l’Est
    • Tortue-boîte de Caroline
    • Tortue-bo
  • 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
  • German
    • Carolina-Dosenschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga de caja
  • Maya Peninsular
    • Xkok ak

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

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jthomas05

Date

July 28, 2015 10:06 AM EDT

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Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

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chelsea

Date

July 26, 2015 02:22 PM EDT

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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pete_woods

Date

July 24, 2015 01:37 PM EDT

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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kmount93

Date

July 22, 2015 08:56 PM CDT

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Description

Female. Small.

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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discoverycamp

Date

July 20, 2015 11:55 AM EDT

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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discoverycamp

Date

July 20, 2015 11:56 AM EDT

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Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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tx224

Date

July 19, 2015 07:56 AM CDT

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Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis

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jcruik85

Date

July 16, 2015 08:10 AM CDT

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What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

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allenratzlaff

Date

July 18, 2015 10:08 AM EDT

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Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

toughnutz31

Date

July 18, 2015 08:16 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

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jmarchal

Date

July 16, 2015 12:12 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Date

July 16, 2015 05:00 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in grass in school yard.

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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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