Impressed tortoise

The Impressed tortoise is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Manouria impressa, the Impressed Tortoise, occurs in montane areas of forest in Southeast Asia in Burma, southern China, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia. The species is among the most beautiful tortoises, with a golden brown shell and skin. More

plague attempts to maintain the impressed tortoise in captivity. The goal of this paper is to share what is known of this species' natural history and to help assure the survival of impressed tortoises in captivity. More

The impressed tortoise occurs in Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic), Cambodia and Malaysia, and has also been reported in China, although the validity of these reports has been questioned and its status here requires confirmation (3). More

Impressed tortoise from Cameron Highlands, Malaysia Impressed Tortoise Manouria Impressa Size : Up to 35 cm (Carapace) Asian Brown Tortoise from Malaysia Asian Brown Tortoise Manouria Emys Size : Up to 60 More

11 inches (28cm) in carapace length, the Impressed Tortoise is a moderately sized tortoise. They have a somewhat flattened appearance when compared to the Asian Brown Tortoise, a close relative. The marginals of the Impressed Tortoise are serrated and they have one conical spur on each leg. More

The Impressed tortoise is an uncommon tortoise found from 800 meters and above in dense rainforest. The carapace and overall body is yellow, with dark brown fringes along the scutes. The snout is pinkish and the head yellow. More

Impressed tortoises are one of the most unique of the tortoise chelonian species. More

Impressed Tortoise CONCLUDED FOR SALE ADOPTION from Selangor Bandar Utama @ Classifieds Impressed Tortoise CONCLUDED FOR SALE ADOPTION from Selangor Bandar Utama @ Adpost. More

The Impressed Tortoise, Manouria impressa, lives in Thailand’s mountain forests. Of the estimated 72 turtle species native to Southeast Asia, half are endangered or critically endangered. More

One live adult Impressed tortoise was found during the Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) survey, in bamboo forest within evergreen forest at around 800 m elevation. This rare tortoise lives in montane forest and feeds predominantly on fungi. More

11 inches (28cm) in carapace length, the Impressed Tortoise is a moderately sized tortoise. More

observe an Impressed Tortoise Manouria impressa that had been donated to the pagoda and that many people were worshipping. More

The impressed tortoise is one of the most interesting tortoises I have collected and researched. They call the impressed tortoise because of its impressions that are on its carapace scutes. The impressed tortoise is in the same family as that of Burmese Black and Brown. More

are rich with impressed tortoise and to prove this we also found one fresh eaten shell both carapace and plastron of this species at the hunter camp. The shell was completely burnt for food. More

Common names

Flache Hinterindische Landschildkrote in German - Deutsch
impressed tortoise in English - English
Kavokarapaca testudo in Esperanto - Esperanto
Tortue imprimée in French - français
Tortuga marrón de burma in Spanish - español
Черепаха азиатская in Russian - русский язык
インプレッサムツアシガメ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Testudines
Family : Testudinidae
Genus : Manouria
Species : Manouria impressa
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