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Eastern Box Turtles. Joseah Jones, Rachel Zautke, Tyree Grant , Josh Mchatten. KPCOFG. Kingdom: animal Is a eukaryotes Phylum: chordate Has notochord or rod of vacuolated cells , hollow nerve chord Class: reptile Have a protective shell Order :testudines Has moveable shelter

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Eastern box turtles
Eastern Box Turtles

Joseah Jones, Rachel Zautke, Tyree Grant , Josh Mchatten


Kpcofg
KPCOFG

Kingdom: animal

Is a eukaryotes

Phylum: chordate

Has notochord or rod of vacuolated

cells , hollow nerve chord

Class: reptile

Have a protective shell

Order :testudines

Has moveable shelter

Family:Emydidae

Are freshwater or semiaquadtic

Genus:Terrapene

is a medium-sized length of about 8 inches

Species :Terrapene carolina

rear edge may be flared in some adults


Habitat
Habitat

Can be found through out temperate and tropical regions as well as lakes ,ponds,swamps,rivers,forests and even some deserts

Can basicly live anywhere


Circulatory system respotatory system
Circulatory system/ respotatory system

Most reptiles have closed circulation via a three-chamber heart

All reptiles breathe using lungs


Animals related
Animals related

The Blanding’s Turtle

Both may have

yellow markings on the carapace; however, the marking on a Blanding’s Turtle are spots or flecks rather than blotches


Feeding
feeding

turtles have no teeth so the use their beaks to tear food into pieces and swallow it whole

Mostly eats..

Dead or living plants

Worms or insects

Small animals


Reproduction
reproduction

Attracts females with making noises

Stores sperm for up to several years

Lays eggs in sand or dirt

Can lay from 2 to 100 eggs

Spend a month in the egg before hatching


Nervous system
Nervous system

have twelve pairs of cranial nerves

brain is relatively small.


Bibliography
bibliography

http://www.shsu.edu/~bio_mlt/Chap2.htmlhttp://blog.pennlive.com/midstate_impact/2009/05/large_boxturtle.jpg

http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_box_turtle.htm

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/information/?s=030068

http://images.quickblogcast.com/4/3/6/4/3/143794-134634/EasternBoxturtlefemale.jpg?a=87

http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/nhesp/species_info/nhfacts/terrapene_carolina.pdf

https://www.google.com/search?safe=off&q=eastern+box+turtle&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.47008514,d.aWc&biw=1920&bih=979&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=tnumUeHNDJTlyAHnloHoDghttps://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Reptile

www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_box_turtle.htm


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