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Three-Toed Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis

Description:

Official reptile of Missouri, the Three-toed box turtle has a domed shell which grows to an average 4.5 to 5 inches in length and the head and throat often display yellow, red, or orange spots.

Habitat:

Lives from eastern Texas the northern edge of the Florida Panhandle. Its northernmost habitat is in Missouri and Kansas, while the southernmost is in Louisiana

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albear1960
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albear1960

Bolivar, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jun 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 14, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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