Desert box turtle

Desert box turtle

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Terrapene ornata luteola

The desert box turtle, also known as the Sonoran box turtle, is a subspecies of box turtle which is endemic to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. They are generally terrestrial but occasionally take to the water and are most known for their boxy shell and its structural integrity. The desert box turtles are most active in late June or early July into early October, with greatest activity in July and August.

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Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Desert box turtle Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_box_turtle

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