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Tess Cook maintains the website, Box Turtle Care and Conservation Webpage at http://www.boxturtlesite.info

Members are encouraged to share and ask questions regarding box turtle care and conservation (Terrapene and Cuora)in this Group-we have been around since 2000. Members help eachother by sharing their knowledge and experiences with box turtle diet, housing, health, breeding and hibernation. Issues regarding conservation are discussed.


Do not request membership via *email*. Use the "join group" form and you must make a "comment" to join. You can be brief-mention why want to join our group, or that you have an interest in box turtles, etc.

Click on the words "Join This Group" on the upper right-hand corner of this page to join. The benefits of joining via the website are many! Archives, Photos, Files, and Links will be fully available to you.

High personal standards are expected. We live by the Golden Rule: Treat others as you would like them to treat you. This list is moderated by Tess, Pat O. and Hanita B. We strive to remain on topic. Disruptive members and/or their posts will be removed without advance notice.


We allow no spam on this list ---new members' posts are MODERATED.

For an eye-opening examination of POOR turtle/tortoise care, however unintentional, please watch,


NOTE: Some of the pictures are disturbing to view!

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