Tag: eastern box turtle

Nashville Biologists Track Eastern Box Turtles

Nashville Biologists Track Eastern Box Turtles

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere are tracking eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Na [...]
Does Your State Offer A Reptile-Themed License Plate?

Does Your State Offer A Reptile-Themed License Plate?

Does your state have a reptile-themed license plate? Well if you live in West Virginia, the state released a new plate featuring an image of an Easter [...]
New Restrictions Proposed On Box Turtles, Native Herps In Virginia

New Restrictions Proposed On Box Turtles, Native Herps In Virginia

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources has proposed new restrictions on the keeping of native reptiles and amphibians, and would ban the keepin [...]
South Carolina Man Charged With Violating Lacey Act, Trafficking In Vipers And Turtles

South Carolina Man Charged With Violating Lacey Act, Trafficking In Vipers And Turtles

The United States Department of Justice has charged a South Carolina man with violating the Lacey Act for allegedly trafficking in spotted turtles (Cl [...]
Wild Turtles In South Carolina Now Protected From Poaching

Wild Turtles In South Carolina Now Protected From Poaching

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill last week that bans the trade of the state’s native turtles, hopefully ending poaching of these repti [...]
Researchers Return Box Turtles To The Wild Via “Soft-Pen” Release

Researchers Return Box Turtles To The Wild Via “Soft-Pen” Release

When turtles are taken illegally from the wild, they can’t readily be returned, because they usually don’t survive. Turtles generally have a known ran [...]
Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

An eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) that was found dehydrated with its shell painted with nail polish and glitter has died. The turtle [...]
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