Interesting Facts: Their tendency to roam makes this animal important for spreading certain types of seeds throughout a region. This species can live for over 80 years.
Range: Box Turtles are found all throughout the United States south of the Great Lakes and east of the Rocky Mountains.
Diet: These omnivorous reptiles will eat anything from small invertebrates and carrion to flowers and mushrooms.
Habitat: These turtles live in a variety of habitats. They can be found in deciduous forests, grasslands, and stream valleys.