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Featured Critter – Western Box Turtle

There are two different subspecies of western box turtles in many parts of New Mexico — the ornate and the desert. They are land turtles but spend most of their time underground. These turtles have high-domed shells and mostly black or brown coloring with some yellow stripes on the shell. Western box turtles have been…

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