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  Giant Asian Pond Turtle

 

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An Orange-headed Temple Terrapin. It is typified by the orange spots on its head and the pale dorsal midline on its carapace.

 

This species is also known as a Giant Asian Pond Turtle, and in Thai it is called tao waai, literally ‘rattan turtle’. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Giant Asian Pond Turtle