Indian Roofed turtle (Pangshura tecta)

Indian roofed turtles are named after the raised feature of the hump on their back. They are found in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.

This turtle is a quiet-water turtles that live in canals, man–made water bodies and small streams. They are considered as ‘least concern’ on the IUCN red list. Their breeding period is between October to March. They are omnivorous and consume a wide variety of aquatic plants and animals.

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