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Desert Box Turtle - Terrapene ornata luteola

Smith and Ramsey, 1952
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  Adult, Cochise County, Arizona  
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Underside of adult,
Cochise County, Arizona
Adult, Cochise County, Arizona Hinged shell closed
to protect turtle inside
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Juvenile, Cochise County, Arizona
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Underside of adult,
Cochise County, Arizona.
Note hinge at mid-left of shell
Adult, drinking from a rain puddle, Cochise County, Arizona
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Adult, in a rain puddle, Cochise County, Arizona Adult, in a rain puddle,
Cochise County, Arizona
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Adult, in a rain puddle, Cochise County, Arizona Adult in habitat as found, at the edge of a road, Cochise County, Arizona
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Adult, in a rain puddle,
Cochise County, Arizona
Adult, in a rain puddle,
Cochise County, Arizona
Adult in a rain puddle,
Cochise County, Arizona
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Box Turtle tracks on a sandy road, Cochise County, Arizona Box Turtle tracks on a sandy road, Cochise County, Arizona
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A pair of breeding captive box turtles in New Mexico.
 
Habitat
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  Desert Box Turtle habitat  
  Juvenile in habitat as found, next to a road, Cochise County, Arizona
 
     
Short Videos
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Several box turtles soaking and drinking in muddy rain puddles in a dirt road one morning in Cochise County, Arizona.






A box turtle crosses a sandy road in Cochise County, Arizona. A box turtle crosses a road and wanders into the brush one afternoon in Cochise County, Arizona.
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