As one of the oldest species on Earth, turtles and tortoises shouldn't be fading from existence so rapidly. Learn more about them during World Turtle Day! http://sunnyscope.com/celebrating-turtles-world-turtle-day/
Eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina. The purpose of World Turtle Day, May 23, sponsored yearly since 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.