Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle

  • Name - Eastern Box turtle
  • Order - Testudine's (Turtles and tortoises)
  • Diet - Insects , snails , frogs , fish , and plants
  • Habitat - Woodland areas near water
  • Size - Length 4-5 in -Weight 1-2 lbs
  • State status - Species of concern
The Eastern box turtles are omnivores. Being a omnivore means you eat plants and animals. Sometimes they eat insects, snails, small fish, worms, frogs and salamanders if they can catch them. But sometimes will eat plants and fruits. Mostly all turtles are reptiles. Reptiles are animals that have scales, a backbone, and are cold blooded or exothermic. When animals are exothermic it uses for outside sources to maintain its body temperature. In Ohio box turtles can