Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)
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Title: FWS Biologists Study Eastern Box Turtles
Alternative Title: (none)
Creator: Hollingsworth, John and Karen
Source: WV-7680-Working for Wildlife
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: NATIONAL CONSERVATION TRAINING CENTER-PUBLICATIONS AND TRAINING MATERIALS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Wertheimer National Wildlife Refuge, New York, reptile, endangered species
Abstract: FWS BIOLOGISTS STUDY EASTERN BOX TURTLE. Service biologists study Eastern box turtles, prized for their small size and bright colors. International trade in the species to satisfy the demand for them as pets, combined with declining populations, now may threaten their survival.
Date Issued: October 17 2002