The 3 toed box turtle is found in the Mississippi River Valley and southeastward across western Tennessee and Georgia to the coastal lowlands. This species inhabits temperate regions of open woodlands, pastures, and marshy meadows near streams or ponds. They are omnivorous and will even consume fungus. Some populations of the 3 toed box turtle are in decline due to the pet trade, road mortality, and habitat loss.
Locality: Canada, Mexico, United States
Species: carolina triungis
Status: Cites 2
IUCN Status: Vulnerable (VU)