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Common Box Turtle


  • Size: 4-8 inches (10-20 cm)
  • Distribution: North America
  • Habitat: Grassland
  • Lifestyle: Mainly terrestial


Lower your tailgate!

The box turtle has a shell that it can close at the front and back. Of course, it pulls its legs and head in first.

Common Box Turtle Common Box Turtle - Photo: Melinda Fawver/Shutterstock

Common Box Turtle Common Box Turtle - Photo: Denton Rumsey/Shutterstock


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