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I just adopt a eastern turtle, my husband found from grand
i just adopt a eastern turtle , my husband found from grand and brought back it home. I would like to bring it to see doctor and check., Do you know any doctor near Monroe, NJ? … read more
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IF I HAVE 2 EASTERN BOX TURTLES IN MY BACKYARD FOR OVER 20
IF I HAVE 2 EASTERN BOX TURTLES IN MY BACKYARD FOR OVER 20 YEARS IN NY AND THEY HIBERNATE IN THE GROUND EVERY WINTER, CAN I TAKE THEM WITH ME TO FLORIDA WHEN I RETIRE. OBVIOUSLY, THEY WONT HIBERNATE T… read more
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Anna
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I have acquired an Eastern Box Turtle. My eastern box turtle
I have acquired an Eastern Box Turtle. My eastern box turtle is not eating. Is this normal for this time of year. I have given him his favorites chicken, bananas, strawberries but he is still not eati… read more
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Anna
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My turtle is an Eastern Box turtle about 3 years old, she is
My turtle is an Eastern Box turtle about 3 years old, she is about 2 1/2 inches long. Her quarters is a 20 inch by 32 inch plastic box with some garden type vegetation, a water hole, and an inch or so… read more
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Anna
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Our eastern box turtle has escaped her inclosure and is somewhere
Our eastern box turtle has escaped her inclosure and is somewhere in our yard. How can we find her? Can we lure her back into the inclosure somehow? PLEASE HELP US FIND MISS TURTLE!!!… read more
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Joan
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Ive been adopted by what I think is and eastern box turtle.
I've been adopted by what I think is and eastern box turtle. Shell size approx 4" across and 6" long. Turtle is currently happily ensconced in my 14x20 foot man made pond with aquatic plants, gold fis… read more
Joan
Joan
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Hello, I live in West Virginia, out in the country, and I
Hello, I live in West Virginia, out in the country, and I have at least 2 terapins wandering about my lawn and gardens. I'd like to keep them safe and help them out with food/water in the winter (if t… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hi, I have had an eastern long neck turtle for 14 years now
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Joan
Joan
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think its turtle rot. the shell is hard and looks good EXCEPT
i've searched and searched on line and can't find anything that matches my turtle4s condition. i don't think it's turtle rot. the shell is hard and looks good EXCEPT for the edges...where has pathes t… read more
Joan
Joan
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I found what appears to be a box turtle. Domed shell, claws
I found what appears to be a box turtle. Domed shell, claws on front and back feet, long neck. It is REALLY orange/red on the head and legs. I aven't found a picture of a turtle this color. Is this a … read more
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Joan
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I found an Eastern Box Turtle in the middle of a busy road
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Anna
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there was a small round turtle with yellow on her head and
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Joan
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I saw a most unusual turtle on the Nature Trail in Lexington
I saw a most unusual turtle on the Nature Trail in Lexington, VA. It's top shell was a golden/light yellow; it was about the size of a large fist; and on that shell were various designs you would expe… read more
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Joan
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My boyfriend found a Eastern box turtle in his driveway. He
My boyfriend found a Eastern box turtle in his driveway. He picked it up to show me and it closed its shell. It did not move for six hours and it started to rain. I looked on some turtle sites and it … read more
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Joan
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I have a eastern box turtle that had been kept at a school,
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Anna
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Anna
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I just found a small Eastern Box turtle that was hit by a car.
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Anna
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My firends Florida box turtles are now mating. How long is
My firend's Florida box turtles are now mating. How long is the gestation period? How does the female prepare for and care for the young? How do you know where the nests are and how to protect them? H… read more
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