Chinese Three-Striped Box Turtle
Critically Endangered Species
Location & Dates
Population & Cause for Endangerment
Chinese Three-Striped Box Turtle!
The underside of the turtle has bright pinkish-orange marginals (the edges) and a black plastron (lower shell) with a slightly yellow border.
The turtle has a brown carapace (upper shell) with three distinct black stripes. The head is narrow and pointed and the top of the head can be an array of colors from yellow to olive green. A yellow-orange patch with a black outline is found behind the eye.
Different Three-Striped Box Turtle
Another look of the Chinese Three-Striped Box Turtle with a more olive green colored head versus a bright yellow colored head.
Ecological Effects of Their Possible Extinction
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