box turtle


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chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America

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Other species observed in the cave entrance or within the cave interior that should be classified as accidentals include American Toad, Western Ratsnake, Common Gartersnake, Snapping Turtle, Eastern Box Turtle, Painted Turtle, and Pond Slider.
Because the bottom shell of the box turtle is hinged, it can draw in its legs, tail, and head, totally closing off its openings to predators.
An adult box turtle weighs around two pounds, measures eight inches long and can live up to 50 years old.
The same species of box turtle is also found on Japan's southern islands of Iriomote and Ishigaki where they are listed as vulnerable, but are relatively well protected.
A long-term study of a box turtle (Terrapene carolina) population at Allee Memorial Woods, Indiana, with emphasis on survivorship.
Tell your student that during his class he can show the box turtle to his classmates, and explain that the turtle will have to be taken back home after school and released in the exact same location where he found it.
Animal and human characters return from the original series with an expanded list of characters that includes family members, teachers, storeowners, other residents of a small reservation town--and an elderly box turtle.
The box turtle shell has made a natural pot for slate calls for generations, but in many states it will land your butt in jail as it's considered trading in protected animal parts
From a brown bat to a blue jay, an eastern box turtle, a black swallowtail butterfly, and many more, Curious Critters lives up to its title and is highly recommended for children's library picturebook collections.
Tons of spiders (large and small), toads, a rat snake and usually a box turtle or two all take up residence under the mulch.
That is what I kept telling myself despite a feeling that I was moving as fast as a box turtle crossing a road.
In February, Blann officially launched her line of 12 colors, which she sells on her website and at Box Turtle, a boutique in Little Rock.
It is not a box turtle but rather a red-eared slider turtle.
One Keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii) follicle contained 3,371 ppb Hg.
dagger][dagger]) Other species include the Florida cooter turtle, painter turtle, yellow-bellied slider, flat box turtle, and snapping turtle.