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n. - Box turtles.

Usage examples (9)
  • Turtle, Three-toed Box Terrapene canlina triunguis 268
  • Endemic turtles include the Bolsón desert turtle (Gopherus flavomarginatus), Coahuilan box turtle (Terrapene coahuila) and several softshells turtles.
  • From the patterns on the remaining scutes the large scales covering a turtle's carapace, I have identified the turtle as the Eastern Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina.
  • Bad for the species: I found out some time later that two of my turtles were ornate box turtles (Terrapene ornata), which are officially threatened species now (they may... for more
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