Belzer: Field observations of North America’s eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)

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Fig. 18 Male eastern box turtle with radio transmitter to enable monitoring of his movements. (Note: instead of the attachment method seen here, we now use a housing that enables easy and fast replacement of transmitters in the field without stress to the turtle, so that an individual turtle’s movements can be tracked for decades without disturbance.)

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Photos by William Belzer © FFEPT - Fédération Francophone pour l'Elevage et la Protection des Tortues. HTML © 2009 Philadelphia Herpetological Society, Inc.