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Three-toed box turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis


Small turtle, partially buried in our compost pile.


Wooded area near a small pond and field

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zoomanallen 5 years ago

I didn't get many pictures, he was too shy. But I do have two other box turtle spottings. Moving from the west I love all the new species.

NeilDazet 5 years ago

Hi zoomanallen! Nice turtle spotting! You are there in my old stomping grounds, where I have quite a few reptile spottings. I lived in Columbia before moving to NY. Do you have any other photos of this guy?

Jefferson City, Missouri, USA

Lat: 38.89, Long: -92.11

Spotted on Oct 15, 2012
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012

Spotted for mission

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