Annam leaf turtle (Mauremys annamensis). Distribution: Vietnam. Population: Critically Endangered (IUCN 2000); common until early to mid- 1990s when it became subject to commercial trade which led to collapse of population within a few years. Threats: Collection for international pet trade and human consumption in Asia; also used locally for medicinal purposes; habitat loss and degradation are secondary threats. www.bornfreeusa.org/cites
“ A tiny new face has Tennessee Aquarium herpetologists smiling. This is the Aquarium’s first successful hatching of a Keeled Box Turtle, Cuora mouhotii, a species that is considered endangered by the.