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Posted by hailie on August 12, 1998 at 20:19:23:
In Reply to: Re: Identification of turtle posted by Spawn on May 02, 1998 at 14:25:57:
: : I found a baby turtle today. It is just bigger than a quarter, brown in color, 4 dark brown humps down the middle of its back with patches of yellow-orange in color.
: : I live in Middle Georgia.
: : The turtle has not eaten since I found it and it looks like it is sleeping all of the time.
: : Does anyone know what type of turtle this is and how do I care for it.
: Hi Stacey:
: It sounds like you may have found a baby Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina).
: Babies love to eat insects of all types and Earthworms. Good Luck!!!
I FOUND A TURTLE ABOUT THE SIZE OF A HALF DOLLAR IT HAS A SWIRLY DESIGN TO IT. THE COLORS OF IT IS DIFFERENT SHADES OF GREEN AND YELLOW.ITHAS WEBBED TOES.IT LOVES THE SAND AND HIDEOUTS IN ITS HABITAT.HAILIE ,MERRITT ISLAND ,FIORIDA