Ornate Box Turtle
This ornate box turtle's shell is damaged above his head. Perhaps another animal tried to see what he tasted like.
Prairie restoration demands hard, tedious and sweaty physical labor. The work is rewarding when the results create a habitat that allows this threatened Illinois turtle to flourish.
Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata)
- Ornate Box Turtle
- Dee Hudson
- Image Size
- 3000x2400 / 3.8MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Prairie Dwellers, Ornate Box Turtles, Documentary: Prairie Restoration