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Three-toed Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis

Description:

A small, terrestrial turtle with a high-domed shell and normally three toes on each hind limb.

Habitat:

Forest, near a large stream

Notes:

These turtles can be found throughout most of Missouri. Missouri's other box turtle is the Ornate Box Turtle.

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1 Comment

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 8 years ago

wonderful spotting

NeilDazet
Spotted by
NeilDazet

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2007
Submitted on May 1, 2012

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