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3524
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The bog turtle, the smallest and rarest turtle in the country, has been nominated for Endangered Species Act protection. There are more bog turtles and sites in the state than in all other Southern states combined.
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4926
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Project Bog Turtle is a conservation initiative started in 1995 by the North Carolina Herpetological Society and is the latest in a number of researches done on bog turtles dating back to the late 19th-century. Among the project's objectives are habitat protection, habitat restoration and management, involvement of landowners, and site surveys.
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9423
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The February 1974 issue of Wildlife in North Carolina carried an article that discussed problems facing the bog turtle in the state. During the summers of 1975 and 1976, the Highlands Biological Station conducted surveys to investigate the turtles' distribution in the mountains. Sanders reports on the findings.
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9927
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There never were many bog turtles in North Carolina, and real estate development, habitat destruction, and the illegal pet trade have seriously reduced the bog turtle population that has survived.
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9071
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The bog turtle is an uncommon species that is easily recognized by the large and usually prominent orange splotch on each side of its head. Its habitat is in soggy areas throughout portions of the Eastern United States. However, because of over-collecting and habitat destruction, it is considered one of the rarest and most endangered species. In North Carolina they are restricted to the mountainous western areas. State legislation does not protect the bog turtle in either Virginia or North Carolina.
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3609
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Real estate development, habitat destruction, and the illegal pet trade have seriously reduced the bog turtle population. With its recent inclusion within the Endangered Species Act, the turtle is now protected by federal and state law.
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