ASIAN LEAF TURTLE
Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Philippines
Adult: 15 - 25 cm
2 - 4 eggs
It is an omnivorous species that will feed upon vegetation, Fish, insects, worms, and carrion.
Small to medium sized streams, youngsters spend most of their time in water, while adults are more terrestrial.
Over 50 years
IUCN Red List
The carapace, which is almost round in outline and somewhat domed, can be olive, tan, black, brown or deep mahogany in color; thin, reddish-orange stripes mark the head and neck. The edge of the carapace bears spine-like projections, which are much more distinct in juveniles than adults. Each plastral scute bears radiating lines. The Asian leaf turtle will defecate when it feels threatened.