Ornate Box Turtle Portrait

Female ornate box turtle.Photo by Bob Gress Male ornate box turtle.Photo by Bob Gress Common Name: Ornate Box Turtle Scientific Name: Terrapene ornata Award: Kansas State Reptile – 1986   The Ornate Box Turtle is one of two turtle species on the Great Plains that are terrestrial. The other land-dweller is its close cousin the Three-toed Box…

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