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Nature Walk Discovery

We did an early morning nature walk today, and the guys stumbled upon the cutest little critter:

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The guys instantly recognized this as our state reptile, the eastern box turtle. Of course, they wanted to keep him as a pet, but settled for some extended observation time and numerous pictures. 🙂 Looks like we’ll be talking turtles today for science class.

More Turtle Talk:

Fact Sheet

Info with coloring page

The Box Turtle Connection (awesome pdf book!)

ARKive Box Turtle Info (with lots of pics & video)

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