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Mainly dark olive-brown domed carapace, cream-whitish below. Long darkly colored neck and head of the same color, one whitish stripe on head.
Semi aquatic, often seen on edges of swamps, ponds and waterways.
Purchased in front of one of the pagodas of Mrauk-U complex (at the time I bought it, I was convinced it was to become a dinner to the buyer; actually, capturing, buying and then releasing animals is a common practice in Myanmar; all for good luck...) and released in a larger pond (Photo No 1). The species in vulnerable, on the red list of IUCN.
Spotted on Mar 18, 2018
Submitted on Mar 22, 2018
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