Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: Malayan box turtle

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:13 am   Malayan box turtle

Hey guys,

I am not really sure on this turtle species but i believe its a malayan box turtle, my fiancee's brother found it upside down while he is on fishing trip at nearby stream, he took him back since he saw some scratch mark on turtle body, i check on the turtle body and there seem like some redish spot on his plastron and shell, ill attach pic of him, hope some of you can give me sugestion on what to do.
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Post Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:04 pm   Re: Malayan box turtle

I think you have the correct ID. Check for any actual injuries (cuts/cracks) but you will probably want to return him to where he was found, provided you know there are others of that species at there. You can also check with the local wildlife/rescue authority. Good luck!
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