return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Turtle Dock  
click here for The Bean Farm
Reptile Family Expo
Lebanon PA June 8 - Aug 10
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Boa . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Costa Mesa - Apr. 26-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - April 26 , 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - April 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Gulfport - Apr. 27-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Chattanooga - Apr. 27-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Apr. 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - May 02, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - May 02, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon New Port Richey - May 04-05, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Columbia - May 04-05, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 
Box Turtle Forum Classified Ads
Photo: Box Turtle
Gallery Photo: Acutus3399
search this forum

search in:

The box turtle (Terrapene), is a genus of turtle native to North America comprising four species largely characterized by having a domed shell, which is hinged at the bottom, allowing the animal to close its shell tightly to escape predators.

North American box turtles are omnivores with a very varied diet with insects, earth worms, millipedes forming a good portion of their diet, but the diet also consists for a large part of vegetation, with fruits being a favorite.

Asian box turtles are turtles of the genus Cuora in the family Geoemydidae and comprise 10 - 11 species with about the same number of subspecies. The genus occurs from Assam throughout Southeast Asia and central to southern China northeastwards to Japan, and southeastwards to Indonesia and the Philippines.

Here you may post messages or questions pertaining to all aspects and issues regarding the keeping, breeding, health, and conservation of species and subspecies of Box Turtles.

If you are a new user to this forum, please take the time to review the rules first before posting: Terms of Service.
Index of /ssi/classifieds

Index of /ssi/classifieds

- click here to see all ads
This forum is for informational purposes only and is moderated. We ask that you refrain from making personal attacks against individuals or companies. Anything considered disruptive, abusive or obscene will be removed. You may read the Terms of Service here. Advertising anything, except for events, is prohibited here. You may visit our Classifieds area for your advertising needs.

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for Underground Reptiles
pool banner - $50 year

[ Login ] [ Post A New Message ] [ Register to Post ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Today's Posts ] [ Find New ]
 
Total 1926 messages in 367 threads, now displaying threads 1 - 75  [ Collapsed View ]   [ Sort Old-to-New ]   [ Non-Threaded View ]
 Home > Turtle Forums > Box Turtles

Page:  1  2  3  4  5 

Page:  1  2  3  4  5 

 
[ Login ] [ Post A New Message ] [ Register to Post ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Today's Posts ] [ Find New ]

Top