Annam Leaf Turtle

The Annam Leaf Turtle is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Annam leaf turtle is a small aquatic turtle usually seen at the bottom of lakes and swamps. They hide themselves in thick vegetation, hence the name leaf turtle. They are mostly grey in color, with small decorative markings. More

The Annam Leaf Turtle is an omnivore and they will eat the same basic diet of other turtle omnivores, such as a variety of floating commercial aquatic turtle food, stray insects, snails, fresh water shrimp and small crayfish, earthworms, More

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Annam leaf turtle resting on damp moss Annam leaf turtle resting on damp moss © Yilun Qiao Species related by - * Family group * Habitat More

Annam leaf turtle babyThough unremarkable in appearance, this subtly marked turtle species is much sought after in the food and traditional medicine markets of the Far East. More

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* Vietnamese Pond Turtle or Annam Leaf Turtle, Mauremys annamensis - formerly separated in Annamemys * Caspian Pond Turtle or Striped-neck Terrapin, Mauremys caspica * Balkan Pond Turtle or Balkan Terrapin Mauremys rivulata - formerly More

Common names

Annam Leaf Turtle in English - English
Annam-Bachschildkröte in German - Deutsch
Annami víziteknős in Hungarian - Magyar
Vietnamesische Sumpfschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Черепаха вьетнамская листовая in Russian - русский язык
Черепаха прудовая in Russian - русский язык
アンナンガメ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Testudines
Family : Geoemydidae
Genus : Mauremys
Species : Mauremys annamensis
Authority : SIEBENROCK 1903