Asian Golden Leaf Turtle

$12,900,179.0

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Description

Asian Pond Turtles (Cyclemys dentata) are found in the shallow mountain and low land streams of northern India, Thailand, Malaysia, Java, Vietnam and the Philippines. This species makes for excellent pets. They are true omnivores, eating fruits, vegetables, invertebrates, meat and fish. Ours quickly eat pellets, romaine lettuce and just about anything we offer them.

Juvenile Asian Pond Turtles spend most of their time in the water. As they get older, they spend more time on land. They get their name from their shells which range from beige to mahogany brown, and look more like a round leaf than a turtle shell. They have pretty, detailed plastron (belly) patterns, and have soft orange markings on their heads and necks. Asian Leaf Turtles love to bask, and do very well in temperatures from the 50s to the low 90s. Also called Asian Leaf Turtles, they are very friendly and quickly learn to recognize their keepers. We’ve raised these from hatchlings, and they run across their tank to greet you when you come into view.