Eastern Box Turtle
Common box turtles, also known as box tortoises, are omnivores and they eat a variety of invertebrates and vegetation. Their eggs are soft and blong and they can lay up to seven at a time. This turtle is not easy to keep as a pet - they need very special care.
Lifespan: Up to 50 years in captivity
Box turtles have a domed-shaped shell, which they can totally close to protect them from predators.
Our box turtle’s favourite foods are wax worms and locusts.