It is quite small turtle with weight of 2 kilograms. Its tortoiseshell is moderate high curve. It has totally yellow with slight black dot and some are bright yellow like beeswax so people call it as “Tow –Tien”. It has front legs with big scale at the top and short back legs without fascia but strong nails.
It has been found in India, Burma, Indochina, Malaysia and every part of Thailand.
It likes to eat many kinds of vegetable including taro, fruit and shell.
It prefers to live in the forest, plateau or mountain which is cold and humidity and also likes climbing.
Update : 11 April 2017