Published on bostonglobe.com the 25.05.2022. | By: Don Lyman
Conservationists from New England Zoo are working to make box turtles feel more at home in Massachusetts so that they can survive in the wild.
Note: In the Tweet included in the article, you will see a great photo of one of the Carolina box turtles directly under the zoo’s protection.
Box turtles in Massachusetts face threats like habitat loss and vehicle strikes. Read what our Zoo New England conservation biologists are doing to help the species in the @BostonGlobe. https://t.co/xFFWSDIa8Q pic.twitter.com/eQdasBzsVv
— Zoo New England (@zoonewengland) May 29, 2022
The beauty of these animals is very special – it is probably why the turtle has been kept by private keepers in terrariums for over a hundred years.