Amphibians and Reptiles

Eastern Box Turtle
(Terrapene carolina)

Photo: Scott Ballard
Eastern Box Turtle

Check out the IDNR’s Wild About Illinois Turtles! website to learn about the eastern box turtle.

The Prairie Research Institute’s Illinois Natural History Survey provides a species distribution map and more natural history information.

IDNR Issues Updated Recommendations Regarding Wild Birds and Avian Influenza June 1, 2022
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