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Eastern Box Turtle - Terrapene carolina carolina This turtle was near the grumpy one. It appeared to be in a much better mood than its friend. Terrapene carolina carolina is a species of special concern in Connecticut.<br />
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Eastern Box Turtle - Terrapene carolina carolina

This turtle was near the grumpy one. It appeared to be in a much better mood than its friend. Terrapene carolina carolina is a species of special concern in Connecticut.

Eastern Box Turtle -  Terrapene carolina carolina This turtle did NOT want to be friends.  In fact, I don't think it liked me at all.   Terrapene carolina carolina is a species of special concern in Connecticut.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79005/eastern_box_turtle_-_terrapene_carolina_carolina.html<br />
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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 Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 15, 2019. Captured May 15, 2019 12:02 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm