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Handsome Eastern Box Turtle

Back in May I was coming back from my hike and found this handsome male Eastern box turtle in the woods right behind my house!
I took a few pictures of him and let him on his way!








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Re: Handsome Eastern Box Turtle

Nice!
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post #3 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-31-2011, 10:15 PM
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Very nice. I don't think I have ever seen one with yellow before.
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Re: Handsome Eastern Box Turtle

Cool colors on that one, he must have been on a binge his eyes are bloodshot

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Thanks for the cool pictures, I have always enjoyed seeing
turtles in the wild.
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Most turtles I came across were red eared sliders. I do believe they are invasive species in PA

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Re: Handsome Eastern Box Turtle

Wow! I've never seen a yellow phase one before, either...That sure is a beauty! Nice Photos!!!
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Nice pics!

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Great shots!
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I have read that those box turtles live there entire lives (20+ years) in an area the size of a football field! Nice shots.

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