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Eastern Box Turtle, female

Terrapene carolina carolina


You can tell it's female by the color of its eyes and the shape of its shell. Females have brown eyes, whiles males' are reddish, and their shells are more rounded on top than males'.


My yard, at border of flower bed. It was raining when I spotted her.


Possibly the same turtle I spotted last month.

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1 Comment

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 8 years ago

Aw, thanks : ) It's fun to see what other people spot nearby. These are some of my more interesting spottings; usually, it's just lots of bugs!

Mandy Hollman
Spotted by
Mandy Hollman

Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 13, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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