Happy World Turtle Day from Phillip the Box Turtle!

Phillip the Box Turtle by Kevin Povenz

Phillip the Box Turtle by Kevin Povenz

May 23rd is World Turtle Day, an annual day of recognition that was started in 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue to raise awareness about turtles & help preserve endangered turtles worldwide. Michigan has ten species of native turtles including the Eastern Box Turtle – check them all out and Know Your Michigan Turtles

Kevin took this photo of Phillip the Box Turtle for the Blanford Nature Center back in 2017. See more in his Animals gallery on Flickr.

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