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Eastern box turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina

Description:

Terrestrial tortoise that displays varying degrees of yellow, brown, and black color patterns on its shell and skin. Males' eyes are usually red while females' are either brown or gold.

Habitat:

Deciduous forests, though can also be found in pastures or grasslands in the Eastern U.S.

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audubonchic
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audubonchic

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 6, 2018
Submitted on Aug 12, 2018

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