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Keeled Box Turtle

Reptiles / Cuora mouhotii
Length 6-8"
Conservation Status

Keeled box turtles are named for the three keels running down the top of their carapace (top of shell). Females of this species lay anywhere from 3-7 eggs, sometimes twice per year.

China (Hainan Island), Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, east India, Bhutan
This terrestrial species lives in forested areas, sometime in or near caves.
Primarily carnivorous (invertebrates and small vertebrates). Will occasionally eat fruit.
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