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Box Turtles Education Snakes and Reptiles Wildlife

Watch out for eastern box turtles

Whether it was in your backyard or on a hike through the woods, there’s a good chance you’ve seen an eastern box turtle at some point in your life. But do you know why they’re called that?

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Endangered Species Snakes and Reptiles Wildlife

Spotting Spotted Turtles in West Virginia

Biologists with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources are monitoring the few remaining spotted turtle populations left in the state to try and save this beautiful and charismatic turtle.