Fig. 6A. 405 g male, May 2005, at end of 22 mo indoor headstart.
Fig. 6B. Same male as 6A, age 60 mo, Jul 2008, 442 g. Compare color
of sun-exposed carapace regions after 38 mo outdoors, with color deficit
in previously shaded regions of 3rd and 4th vertebral scutes.
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to the article Photo-dependent localized
color development in the eastern box turtle carapace.
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