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Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina

While young, these turtles are primarily carnivorous. As they grow older they begin to eat more plants and fruits. Vivid orange and yellow markings make this species unique among box turtles and allow them to stay hidden among fallen leaves.

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CONSERVATION STATUS

Vulnerable

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