Box Turtle

First Hatching of Second Generation Pan's Box Turtles in the United States

First Hatching of Second Generation Pan's Box Turtles in the United States

Staff members at the Turtle Conservancy are celebrating the hatching of three Critically Endangered Pan's Box Turtles this week at their conservation center in California. This is the first time this species has hatched from captive born parents in the United States. Pan's Box Turtle is considered functionally extinct in its native China due to over-collection for the medicinal and pet trades...