Some Dumped a "Terrapene ornata ornata" on my doorstep. (male- pictures will go here later, its storming now and my camera batteries are charging) (his carapace has sunburst yellow markings, his plastron is hinged and has the same pattern on it, he has four toes and rad eyes of an adult male, his arms are yellow and he has yellow facial striping - his growth rings on his sell indicate 12-20 growth seasons so between 6-20 years (depending on how he was kept) He is people friendly coming to an outstretched hand and looks for food). He's not a FL Box Turtle- I had just a couple seconds with an expert from the herp society in FL. (didn't have a chance to get care instructions or if I /should/ keep him) Yes he's legal for me to keep. (I can have up to two of the Genus Terrapene per person (age is irrelevant) in the household we are three people total) ---- I have him in an old python cage that has been converted to other animals (rabbits for a time, brooder for chicks). It is three feet high It is a Hexagon with the back panel wood and the front panel the door. The perimeter is (as close as I recall) as follows 1*1*3*1*1*3 in feet. The widest part is I think four feet, the deepest is three feet. ---- I put a cleaned out cat litter container (plastic) with bedding, and put a four inch layer of shredded aspen bedding (its all I have on hand sunday evening and its supposed to be reptile safe) I Have a 'kitten litter pan' (plastic) that was never used for such, I filled it with water for wading/soaking I have a 4 inch porcelain dish also with water (deep put to small for him to get into). I have 1/2 pound of non chemically treated clover and the like also powdered rat food. ------ The cage is 'facing ' south so we get morning and evening sun but none at midday, no more then half of the cage is ever receiving full sun. -------- A friend is coming over with the 'super safe' reptile wormer tomorrow ---- What have I missed?