Terrapene nelsoni, spotted box turtle

This species is possibly the least know of all the box turtles. It is endemic to northwest Mexico.

Terrapene nelsoni seems to only be active in Sonora during the wettest part of the monsoon season, primarily the later part of July through early Sept. See more photo of these species in this Terrapene nelsoni gallery.

Terrapene nelsoni, spotted box turtle

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