How To Keep A Box Turtle As A Pet?

Are box turtles illegal to have as pets?

Keeping That Turtle Could Be Illegal

In some states it is actually illegal to take a turtle from the wild. Many states do not let you keep ornate box turtles for any reason. Others make you get a license to keep one legally.

How do you take care of a pet box turtle?

How to Care for Box Turtles : Box Turtle Diet –

How long do box turtles live in captivity?

50 years

Can I buy a box turtle?

Buying online from a reputable breeder can be the best way to buy a turtle. You can look for box turtles in pet stores, but you’re unlikely to find any exotic specimens. Turtles also don’t get a lot of one on one time with humans in big chain pet stores. The turtle will likely not be very socialized to humans.