age  turtles


Question by  Mackenzie79 (22)

How long do box turtles live?

My box turtle is 4 years old.


Answer by  dragonmagic1116 (16)

I have a box turtle that is around 20 years old. Box turtles can live well over 60 years if they are cared for properly.


Answer by  TurtleGirl (75)

Your box turtle is young. According to the experts at the National Zoo, a box turtle may live more than 100 years. With proper care, you have a lifelong friend!


Answer by  Lharn (97)

Keeping a box turtle as a pet could be a lifetime obligation to pet owners. A box turtle in the wilds usually have a lifespan of 100 years. But the situation is different when its in captivation. Its lifespan could be shorten to 40-50 years or so.

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