Box Turtle Crossing - West Denton County, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators
N 33° 14.469 W 097° 22.761
14S E 650989 N 3679192
Quick Description: Box Turtle crossing the road in rural Denton County, TX. #78
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2016 1:33:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMRB1M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 6

Long Description:
In the mid-morning on May 8, 2015 (Mother's Day), an ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata) was crossing to the south side of George Foster Road near U.S. 380. I stopped and helped the turtle to the other side and snapped its beautiful reticulated shell.
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Months most seen crossing: May

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