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non CITES protected chelonians in the markets 

Cyclemys dentata - Asian leaf turtle

40 RMB ($5 US) per kilogram

Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia : Java, Kalimantan, Sumatera, Malaysia : Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand

Cyclemys were extremely common in the pet markets in the Guangzhou Qing Ping markets.  While primarily in the pet market area, there were a fair number present in the medicinal  markets as well.

A "typical" Cyclemys dentata from the Qing Ping market.


The animal below was found in the Chengdu pet markets.


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