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Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina

Description:

Eastern Box turtle found crossing a bike path in Cape Henlopen State Park.

Habitat:

Scrub and secondary dune habitat.

Notes:

Noticeably brighter yellow markings than other box turtles found in this area, though the species as a whole is quite variable in size, shape, and coloration.

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Campephilus
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Campephilus

Delaware, USA

Spotted on Oct 5, 2015
Submitted on Nov 24, 2015

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