Chinese Three-Striped Box Turtle
An Endangered Animal
How is it endangered?
-They are hunted for food
-They are taken from the wild and become pets
-The Chinese three-striped box turtle fetch a high price for medicine and medical use.
-The turtle's shell can be as long as 21 cm.
-These turtles are expensive to get as a pet in China and in the USA
-If captive, this turtle can live about 32 years
-They are one of five native freshwater turtle species in Hong Kong.