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Japanese Pond Turtles

Japanese pond turtle (Mauremys japonica)

Description:

also known in Japan as "Nihon Ishigame" (日本石亀)

Notes:

This group of turtles was in a resevoir in the center of the town of Yanagimoto, near Nara Japan.

2 Species ID Suggestions

furbjr
furbjr 10 years ago
Reeves' turtle
Chinemys reevesii Chinese pond turtle
furbjr
furbjr 10 years ago
Japanese pond turtle
Mauremys japonica Japanese pond turtle


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4 Comments

rpsonak3
rpsonak3 10 years ago

Thanks for the comments and to Furbjr for the ID!

TakaJNozaki
TakaJNozaki 10 years ago

getting some sun tan done!

rpsonak3
rpsonak3 10 years ago

cool thanks

keithp2012
keithp2012 10 years ago

This would be a Reptile, not Amphibian.

rpsonak3
Spotted by
rpsonak3

奈良 (Nara), Nara, Japan

Spotted on Aug 21, 2010
Submitted on Feb 19, 2011

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