Photo by  Nippon
Photo by Nippon

Common name: Asian brown tortoise
Size: Manouria emys 50 cm, Manouria phayrei 60 cm
Distribution: Manouria emys: Peninsula Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. Manouria phayrei: Assam, India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Central Thailand.
Habitat: Tropical moist forests.
Vivaria: Large spacious enclosures.
Diet: Mainly herbivorous but occasionally carnivorous.
Subspecies: Some taxonomists consider emys and phayrei as subspecies of the emys species, some as seperate species.
Cites status: Appendix II