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Box turtles


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Box turtles

  1. 1. Box turtles Terrapene By Lia
  2. 2. Weight and length The average length and weight of the box turtle 4.5 inches for length and 1-2 pounds for weight.
  3. 3. Color The box turtles colors are normally red, orange, white, black, and brown.
  4. 4. Body Covering The box turtles body is covered is one shell and the rest is just covered with skin. The turtles use the shell for protection.
  5. 5. How it Breathes The box turtle breathes through lungs. A reptile will always breathe through its lungs. Itś one of the things that make a reptile a reptile.
  6. 6. Born Alive or Eggs Box turtles lay eggs.
  7. 7. How Many Babies The box turtle gives birth up to 3-8 eggs per clutch.
  8. 8. What are the Babies Called? The babies are called hatchlings. HATCHLINGS!?!?
  9. 9. How Do They Travel The box turtle travels by foot, so it walks. Run!run!
  10. 10. Where Do they Live? The box turtles would normally live in mesic woodlands, grasslands, and semidesert.
  11. 11. Migrate or Hibernate? The box turtle hibernates.
  12. 12. Herbivore, Carnivore, or Omnivore? Box turtles are omnivores. They eat vegetation and insects.
  13. 13. How Do They Protect Themselves? Box turtles protect themselves by putting its head, legs, and tail entirely in its shell.
  14. 14. Endangered, if so why? These turtles, though not listed as endangered by US Fish and Wildlife service, are considered threatened by many conversationalists.
  15. 15. Additional data ● The scientific name for box turtles is Terrapene. ● To identify a male or female box turtle is by their eyes. A male box turtle has a reddish eye color, and the female box turtle has a bark brown. ● Box turtles like to swim.
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