Photo by M. Klerks
Photo by M. Klerks

Common name: Yellow-headed tortoise
Size: max. 34 cm
Distribution: Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Malaysia.
Habitat: variety of habitats ranging from dry woodlands to tropical and subtropical grasslands.
Vivaria: large terrariums. Outdoorkeeping in summer possible.
Diet: mainly herbivorous with limited carnivorous additions.
Subspecies: currently no subspecies described, although different geographical types are recognized.
Cites status: Appendix II