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Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) We ran across this lovely turtle on our stroll along the dirt road abutting our land. It wasn&#039;t interested in moving out of our way and it even turned around to glare at us on our return trip past it!<br />
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Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)

We ran across this lovely turtle on our stroll along the dirt road abutting our land. It wasn't interested in moving out of our way and it even turned around to glare at us on our return trip past it!

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) We ran across this lovely turtle on our stroll along the dirt road abutting our land. It wasn't interested in moving out of our way and it even turned around to glare at us on our return trip past it!<br />
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Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) We ran across this lovely turtle on our stroll along the dirt road abutting our land. It wasn't interested in moving out of our way and it even turned around to glare at us on our return trip past it!<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. So cool. Looks like a slimy rock with an eyeball. Posted one year ago
    1. It does! Posted one year ago
  2. Box turtle laughs at concept of "our land" :) Posted one year ago
    1. Exactly!

      I always hesitate to say "our property," because I think it sounds rather elitist. We are definitely sharing THE land with many other lifeforms!
      Posted one year ago

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The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies within a group of hinge-shelled turtles, normally called box turtles. T. c. carolina is native to the eastern part of the United States.

The eastern box turtle is a subspecies of the common box turtle (Terrapene carolina). While in the pond turtle family, Emydidae, and not a tortoise, the box turtle is largely terrestrial.[3] Box turtles are slow crawlers, extremely long lived, slow to mature, and have relatively few.. more

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jun 9, 2018. Captured Jun 7, 2018 22:39 in 240 Hopewell Dr, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/2.8
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm