Bighead Turtle

The Bighead Turtle is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Bighead Turtle Platysternidae Platysternon megacephalum NON-CONTROLLED 1998 Tortoises Testudinidae All spp. (44 spp.) All spp. NON-CONTROLLED 1998 North American Softshells Trionychidae Apalone (3 spp.) All spp. More

A Thai bighead turtle sells for 1500 in the USA and the snake morphs sell upwards of 10,000 dollars and here a kicker they are not as rare as the species that kid killed. More

The Chinese bighead turtle: Demand is soaring (Photo: Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group) The Asian trade is driven by growing demand from China, with its ancient traditions of using turtles both for food and as medicine. More

CHINESE BIGHEAD TURTLE $1500 CB 07 PLATYSTERNON MEGACEPHALUM FOR SALE. THIS TURTLE IS 6 INCHES LONG FROM THE HEAD TO THE TAIL,3 I... http://(Clicks: 0; Comments: 0; Listing added: Sep 30, 2008) Listing Details Report Broken Listing ALLIGATOR SNAPPERS/ C.B. More

Chinese Bighead Turtle, Platysternon megacephalum. More

Chinese Bighead Turtle, Platysternon megacephalum. Whether I'm right or wrong, those are some nice looking turtles Congrats! Paul __________________ 0.1.0 Red Eared Slider | Trachemys Scripta Elegans 0.0. More

Common names

Baot penn bras in Breton - brezhoneg
big-headed turtle in English - English
Bighead Turtle in English - English
Grootkopschildpadden in Dutch - Nederlands
Grosskopfschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Platysternidae in Galician - Galego
Platysternon megacephalum in Spanish - español
Большеголовые черепахи in Russian - русский язык
เต่าปูลู in Thai - ไทย

Picture of Platysternon megacephalum has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
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Author: Bernd Kirschner
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Order : Testudines
Family : Chelydridae
Genus : Platysternon
Species : Platysternon megacephalum
Authority : Gray, 1831