Friday, August 6, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Asian softshell turtle

Asian softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea)
Collected from Singapore Botanic Gardens, presented to the Museum by H. N. Ridley in September 1898
Native to Singapore: Endangered

Wildlife Singapore
Ecology Asia
Asian Turtle Conservation Network
Turtles of the World
IUCN Red List

(Photo by Black Frame Photos)