Indochinese box turtle (Cuora galbinifrons). Distribution: China, Lao PDR, Vietnam. Population: Critically Endangered (IUCN 2000); uncommon; populations severely depleted in recent decades; hunters report that species is now difficult to find. Threats: Collection for trade; high demand in international pet trade and for human consumption in Asia; 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
♥ Pet Turtle ♥ A Wild Indochinese Box Turtle, sadly, a "critically endangered" species.
“ 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.
The Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) is native to Canada, the USA and Mexico
Ryukyu black-breasted leaf turtle (Geoemyda japonica). Distribution: Japan. Population: Endangered (IUCN 2000); Vulnerable in Red List of Threatened Wildlife of Japan; population declining in size and distribution; populations in severe decline on Okinawajima; two small isolated populations on Kumejima. Threats: Habitat loss and degradation, road mortality, introduced predators and illegal capture and export for pet trade. www.bornfreeusa.org/cites
Terrapene carolina triungis(Emydidae) is a species of box turtle found throughout the eastern United States and Mexico.