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Assam roofed turtle (Pangshura sylhetensis) Assam roofed turtle (Pangshura sylhetensis), is critically endangered species endemic to Assam and only seen in Jia Bharali river which runs through Nameri National Park. This turtle was wash away to main land due to flood which was released back in its habitat. Assam roofed turtle,Geotagged,Pangshura sylhetensis Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies intro

Assam roofed turtle (Pangshura sylhetensis)

Assam roofed turtle (Pangshura sylhetensis), is critically endangered species endemic to Assam and only seen in Jia Bharali river which runs through Nameri National Park. This turtle was wash away to main land due to flood which was released back in its habitat.

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  1. I'm delighted with this photo. What a surprising species, and you captured it so well, just perfect. Posted 5 years ago
  2. What a neat turtle! I have never seen such a turtle with a shell like that, thanks for sharing! Posted 5 years ago

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The Assam roofed turtle , also known as Sylhet roofed turtle is a species of the Geoemydidae family of turtles found in the Brahmaputra-Meghna drainage in India and parts of eastern Bangladesh. It was formerly in the ''Batagur'' genus and defunct genus ''Kachuga''.

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
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Uploaded Dec 14, 2015.