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Florida Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina bauri


Female box turtle


This may be a florida box turtle - if anyone can clarify that would be great. It was found at Robinson Preserve and moved to better habitat as Robinson is primarily salt tern and marsh. We suspect it was an unwanted pet that was dumped.

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MishaCainNell 9 years ago

Thanks! I wasn't 100% sure and have seen oranges that look quite similar. We also see orates dumped farrow often then we see native Florida boxes sadly.

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Bradenton, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 19, 2011
Submitted on Dec 20, 2011

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