Science Sunday: Eastern Box Turtles

Ima, the Eastern box turtle, is the star of this week’s Science Sunday on WFSB. October is a particularly special time of year for these fascinating creatures, which everyone must know to help protect them. In this short but sweet video, viewers get an up-close look at Ima and learn a few interesting facts about Eastern box turtles. This video is worth watching for anyone who wants to learn more about these fascinating creatures.


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Aoife Ryle is the Education Programs Manager at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.

Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological Society.