Giving Eastern Box Turtles A Helping Hand With Scott Tucker

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Expedition New England host Scott Tucker appears to be giving Eastern Box Turtles a much needed helping hand. The vulnerable land dwelling turtles have a tendency to meet an early death due to unfortunate collisions with motor vehicles when crossing busy roads and highways. The conservationist recently appeared on WTNH's 'Good Morning Connecticut' with his 6-year-old son, Race to demonstrate how you can give the turtles a helping hand reports Homeandrecreation.org.

TV host and conservationist Scott Tucker appears to be giving Eastern Box Turtles a much needed helping hand. Even though people all over the eastern part of the country see Eastern Box Turtles frequently the sad news is that these land dwelling turtles are in danger of becoming extinct. The species is currently classified as 'vulnerable' and TV wildlife host Scott Tucker has been giving advice on how you can help the turtles according the Home & Recreation website Homeandrecreation.org.

The website recently picked up on a interview from WTNH's 'Good Morning Connecticut' where Tucker and his 6-year-old son, Race explained how people can help the turtles with some simple advice. Apparently the turtles spend their whole life in an area the size of a football field. Throughout the course of their lives they get to know their habitat very well. The main danger posed to the turtles comes when they attempt to cross roads and get run over by motor vehicles.

The recreation website stated that the best way to help the turtles is to simply help them cross the road. It went on to add that if humans take the turtles to what they think is a safer habitat the turtles will try to find their way back to where they came from. This is when they invariably get killed. The blog site further added that if you do discover a turtle trying to cross the road you should pay close attention to the direction it's headed in. If you put it on the 'wrong' side of the road it will just turn around and go back again later.

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