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China and Southeast Asia - East including Taiwan  - West to Myanmar / India Border - South to Thailand / Malaysia Border

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Hong Kong, China

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Bangkok, Thailand

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Chengdu, China


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Guangzhou, China


The following species can be found in the geographic area described 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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Overview of the Chinese Animal Markets

Amyda cartilaginea

Asian Softshelled Turtle

Vietnamese Leaf Turtle (adult female) now known as

Mauremys annamensis - Annam Pond Turtle

Batagur baska

River Terrapin / Tuntong

Callagur borneoensis

Painted Terrapin

Caretta caretta

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas

Green Sea Turtle

Chelydra serpentina serpentina

Common Snapping Turtle


Chinemys megalocephala

Chinese Broad-headed Turtle

Chinemys nigricans

Kwangtung River Turtle (hatchlings)

Chinemys reevesii

Reeve's Turtle

Chitra chitra

Striped Narrow Headed Soft Shell turtle

Cuora amboinensis

Malayan box turtle

Cuora aurocapitata

Golden-headed Box Turtle

Cistoclemmys flavomarginata

The Chinese Box Turtle

Cuora galbinifrons bouretti

Flowerback Box Turtle

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons

Flowerback Box Turtle

Cuora galbinifrons picturata

Flowerback Box Turtle

Cuora pani

Pan's Box Turtle

Cuora serrata

Serrated Box Turtle

Cuora trifasciata

Golden Coin turtle / Chinese three-striped box turtle

Cuora yunnanensis

Yunnan Box Turtle (thought to be extinct)

Cuora zhoui

Zhou's Box Turtle

Cyclemys dentata

Asian Leaf Turtle

Cyclemys tcheponensis

Striped-neck Leaf Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Dogania subplana

Malayan Softshell Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata

Hawksbill Turtle

Geoemyda spengleri

Black Breasted Leaf Turtle

Geochelone platynota (juvenile)

Burmese Star Tortoise

Heosemys depressa

Akaran Forest Turtle

Heosemys grandis

Giant Asian Pond Turtle

Heosemys spinosa

Asian Spiny Turtle

Hieremys annandalei

Yellow-headed Temple Turtle

Indotestudo elongata

Elongated Tortoise

Kachuga trivittata

Burmese Roofed Turtle

Lepidochelys olivacea

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Lissemys punctata andersoni

Anderson's Flap-shelled Turtle

Lissemys punctata scutata

Burmese Flap-shelled Turtle

Malayemys subtrijuga

Malayan Snail-eating Turtle

Manouria emys emys

Burmese Brown Tortoise

Manouria emys phayrei

Burmese Brown Tortoise (subadult)

Manouria impressa

Impressed Tortoise

Mauremys annamensis

Annam Pond Turtle (adult female)

Mauremys iversoni

Iverson's Pond Turtle

Mauremys mutica

Chinese Yellow Pond Turtle

Melanochelys trijuga

Indian Black Turtle

Morenia ocellata

Burmese Eyed Turtle

Nilssonia formosa

Burmese Peacock Soft-shell Turtle

Notochelys platynota

Malayan Flat-shelled Turtle

Ocadia glyphistoma

Guangxi Stripe-necked Turtle

Ocadia philippeni

Philippen's Stripe-necked Turtle

Ocadia sinensis

Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle, Golden Thread Turtle

Palea steindachneri

Wattle-necked Softshell Turtle

Pelochelys bibroni

Asian Giant Softshelled Turtle

Pelodiscus sinensis

Chinese Softshell Turtle

Platysternon megacephalum

Big-headed Turtle

Pyxidea mouhotii

Jagged Shell or Keeled Box Turtle

Rafetus swinhoei

Shanghai Softshell Turtle

Rafetus swinhoei

Shanghai Softshell Turtle

Sacalia bealei

Beal's Eyed Turtle

Sacalia quadriocellata (female)

Four-eyed Turtle

Siebenrockiella crassicollis

Smiling Terrapin, Black Terrapin, Black Mud Turtle, or Malaysian Black Mud Turtle

Testudo horsfieldii

Russian Tortoise

Trachemys scripta elegans (hatchlings)

Red-eared Slider (introduced)


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