Rivers, streams, lakes, swamps, marshes, and surrounding lands
Fruit, aquatic plants & small animals
8 - 10 in.
2 - 3 eggs
Among the largest hard-shelled, semi-aquatic Asian turtles.
Has strong limbs and webbed toes so that it can swim in water or walk on land with great ease.
Has a characteristic light-orange/yellow head and its shell is grey-brown.
Though these turtles are protected by Vietnamese law, their numbers continue to dwindle. They are in rapid decline due to the large-scale trade in food and medicinal products. Their habitat is also threatened by drainage and pollution.
Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day