Terrapene carolina

 Interesting  Facts:   Their tendency to roam makes this animal important for spreading certain types of seeds throughout a region.  This species can live for over 80 years.

Range:  Box Turtles are found all throughout the United States south of the Great Lakes and east of the Rocky Mountains.

Diet:  These omnivorous reptiles will eat anything from small invertebrates and carrion to flowers and mushrooms.

Habitat:  These turtles live in a variety of habitats.  They can be found in deciduous forests, grasslands, and stream valleys.

 

 

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