Ornate Box Turtle – Facts and Care Tips

The Ornate box turtle is a North American box turtle of the genus Terrapene that can generally be recognized by its characteristic yellow lines on their dark brown carapace (the upper part of the shell). Its plastron, the lower part of the shell, is also ornamented by yellow and dark brown lines. The Ornate box […]

Types of Box Turtles – Overview of Box Turtle Species

North American box turtles can be found in large parts of Mexico, the United States and Southeastern Canada. Box turtles can generally be identified by their characteristic domed shell. In addition to the North American species, several Asian box turtle species live in East and Southeast Asia. This post provides and overview of all types […]

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