This turtle has been coming to my back door for 3 years. She loves bread I feed the birds. She eats so much I think she will be sick.
She also likes watermelon but not as much as the bread.
A beautiful turtle that is very quick!
AOR adult on State Route 9 South of Red Hook. Imaged only. GTS 345. KU CT 11970. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
Registro de Calderón Mandujano.
Espécimen en cautiverio en la escénica de Campeche.
hatchling box turtle found in my garden. took a few pictures and returned it to where I found, never saw again
Missing his left eye and doing just fine!
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.