Fig. 7A. 369 g male, Aug 2005, at end of 24 mo indoor headstart.
Fig. 7B. Same male as 7A, age 60 mo, Aug 2008, ca. 390 g. Compare
the bright color in sun-exposed regions of carapace after 36 mo outdoors,
with color deficiency in the previously shaded regions of vertebral scutes
4 and 5.
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to the article Photo-dependent localized
color development in the eastern box turtle carapace.
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