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Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina

Description:

The eastern box turtle is a subspecies of one of two species of box turtles found in the United States. It is the only "land turtle" found in North Carolina, where it is the state reptile. Box turtles are slow crawlers, extremely long lived, slow to mature, and have relatively few offspring per year

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DanielleMulcahy
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DanielleMulcahy

Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 16, 2014

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