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non CITES protected chelonians in the markets
Annamemys annamensis - Vietnam leaf turtle
40 RMB ($5 US) per kilogramViet Nam
The three pictures below show the only specimen found at the Guangzhou wildlife market. Obviously it was not in very good shape considering the severe carapacial bony fracture. Apparently this species is becoming increasingly rarer in the markets.
Below is a picture of a deformed leaf turtle in with some North American Map turtles in the Guangzhou Qing Ping pet market area.
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