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Three-toed Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina

Notes:

this might bee important to note, it has 4 back toes instead of 3... 4 toed box? if that even exists...

2 Species ID Suggestions

ornate box turtle
terrapene ornata ornata
Three-toed Box Turtle
Terrapene carolina


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3 Comments

roemer1
roemer1 8 years ago

thank you BrianEdmond for the 2nd time

BrianEdmond
BrianEdmond 8 years ago

Some three-toeds have four toes. The lack of a pattern on the plastron rules out ornates, which have patterns on the plastron (bottom shell) similar to the pattern on the carapace (top shell).

roemer1
roemer1 8 years ago

thank you Jameiwgoodspeed

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Spotted by a stud ent at Gala Academy

Missouri, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2013

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