Indochinese box turtle

Indochinese box turtle

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Cuora galbinifrons

The Indochinese box turtle, Vietnamese box turtle, or flowerback box turtle is a species of Asian box turtles from China, northern and central Vietnam, Laos, and possibly northeastern Cambodia. It is found in high altitude woodland where it tends to hide in the undergrowth. There is considerable confusion as to the taxonomy of this species with several subspecies being recognised by some authorities. and not by others. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as "critically endangered".

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1. Indochinese box turtle Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indochinese_box_turtle
2. Indochinese box turtle on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/97357437/123816666

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