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Three-toed box turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis

Description:

Turtle found in friend's backyard

Habitat:

Wooded backyard in urban area

Notes:

There was some gray concrete looking stuff on the front part of the shell. Possible injury, I'm not sure how turtle shells heal.

No species ID suggestions

Fulton, Missouri, USA

Lat: 38.85, Long: -91.95

Spotted on Sep 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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