Yellow-headed Temple Turtle

Heosemys annandalii
(Boulenger, 1903)
Lat Krabang, Thailand. February 17, 2016.

This was a fascinating species to observe – the juveniles and sub-adults feature a tricarinate carapace, which disappears when the turtle reaches a certain size (and they get big). We saw these in the park behind our hotel in Lat Krabang, in downtown Bangkok, and in the wild at Khao Yai National Park.

My Flickr album for this species is here.

My Thailand Flickr album is here.

HerpMapper records for this species are here.

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