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Indochinese box turtle, Cuora galbinifrons, China/Laos/Vietnam

Indochinese box turtle, Cuora galbinifrons, China/Laos/Vietnam

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

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

Indochinese Box Turtle (Cuora galbinifrons)

♥ Pet Turtle ♥ A Wild Indochinese Box Turtle, sadly, a "critically endangered" species.

Endangered Keeled Box Turtle (Cuora mouhotii).

“ 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.

Box Turtle.  Love these!  It always feels like a special treat to meet one of these in the woods.

I found this Eastern Box Turtle wandering on the same road I was on, so I asked him to pose for a moment.

Eastern Box Turtle. Saw one of these little guys in the yard last week.

Eastern Box Turtles commonly live years in the wild. Its one of only two species of box turtles found in the US.

The Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) is native to Canada, the USA and Mexico. It was uplisted from Low Risk/ Near Threatened to Vulnerable as the population decline probably exceeds 30%. The causes for this decline are not fully understood but comprise a mixture of habitat destruction and degradation, direct mortality from vehicle strikes, predation and collection for the pet trade; Photo by Jonathan Mays

The Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) is native to Canada, the USA and Mexico

Eastern Box Turtle..... #Relax more with healing sounds:

Eastern Box Turtle..... #Relax more with healing sounds:

Box Turtles of North America by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Fine art illustration of various species of box turtles native to North America Box Turtles of North America

Terrapene carolina triungis | ©Dietrich Meyer (Bryan, Texas, US) Terrapene carolina (Emydidae) is a species of box turtle found throughout the eastern United States and Mexico. It has six recognized subspecies, four of them are found in the United States, and two subspecies are found in Mexico. All box turtles have a bilobed, hinged plastron that allows the turtle to close its shell almost completely (that is why they are named box turtles). When frightened...

Terrapene carolina triungis(Emydidae) is a species of box turtle found throughout the eastern United States and Mexico.

Always stop and help Box Turtles that are in the road, if you can

Do an act of kindness: Stop to help Box Turtles that are on the road. Their numbers are dwindling each year.