Fig. 5A. 289 g male, Aug 2003, at end of 12 mo indoor headstart.
Fig. 5B. Same male as 5A, age 58 mo, Jun 2008, 335g. Compare color
in sun-exposed region of carapace after 46 mo outdoors, with color deficit
in previously shaded areas of 2nd and 3rd vertebral, and of 3rd and 4th right
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to the article Photo-dependent localized
color development in the eastern box turtle carapace.
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