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ST. LOUIS - This is a dangerous time for turtles across Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation says they're on the move right now, looking for mates and establishing their home range.

That means they might be crossing a highway right in front of you.

State naturalist Amy Anderson joined First @ 4 Friday and brought along a friend to tell us about the road dangers box turtles face.

Click the video player above to watch the interview.

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