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Breeding
Bog Turtles reproduce between late April and early June, after they stop hibernating. They build nests in a compact tuft of grass or on moss in the sun. Two to five eggs are laid between June and July and develop and hatch on their own. The eggs usually hatch between July and September, about seven or eight weeks after being laid. They may sometimes over-winter in the nest and hatch the following spring, when food is more readily available. The young have a very high mortality rate, as they are only an inch long and are often eaten by birds and other animals. The eggs are often preyed upon by skunks and raccoons.

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