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Box turtles are not the most popular creatures on earth, but they are fascinating. Did you know that box turtles can swim?

Here are 10 more interesting facts about these reptiles. 

Box turtles are not the most popular creatures on earth, but they are fascinating.

Did you know that box turtles can swim? Here are ten more interesting facts about these reptiles.

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The name for this type of turtle comes from its ability to retract (or “box”) up into a protective shell made of hard plates which come together in such as way as to form an enclosure around its body and head while covering all four legs; hence the saying ‘to go inside one’s shell.’

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