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Picture of a box turtle
For those who would like to keep a box turtle as a pet, check out this site - They have information on what box turtles eat and care of your pet turtle.
  • Thousands of turtles are killed by automobiles every year.
  • The box turtle is the only turtle in the state that spends its entire life on land. It's reffered to as a land turtle .
  • The turtle is found in all counties of WV.
  • Turtle habitat is in the woods & forest
Eastern Box turtle
Another good site for turtle information is : Bill's Box Turtles. These beautiful balck and orange turtles can live to over 100 years old!


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