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Central Asia

The following species can be found in the geographic area outlined above. Click on the small photo below to see the full size image. Please note that the while some species have ranges that exceed the outlined areas other species indicated may not be found everywhere in that area. Because of the numbers of species in some of these areas most will only  have one photo of each shown. For more photos of a species please check the galleries organized by Genus by clicking here: Galleries Organized by Genus

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Kabul, Afghanistan


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Emys orbicularis orientalis

Suedkaspi Pond Turtle

Emys orbicularis

European Pond Turtle

(unidentified subspecies -- Caucasus region - Identifcation help welcome)

Testudo graeca ibera (pair)

Mediterranean Spur Thigh Tortoise / Greek Tortoise

Testudo horsfieldii

Russian Tortoise

Testudo kleinmanni

Egyptian Tortoise (Israel)

Trachemys scripta elegans (hatchlings)

Red-eared Slider (introduced)

Mauremys caspica

Caspian Pond Turtle

While the following species are found in this area, they are not presently pictured here. They will be added as photos become available.  


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