The Vietnamese pond turtle, also known as the Annam leaf turtle, can be recognized by the color pattern of the head: dark with three or four yellow stripes down the side. They are endemic to central Vietnam and inhibit wetlands and aquatic areas. This species was abundant prior to the 1930s but field surveys have not located any in the wild since 1941. We know that this species is not extinct in the wild because it has sadly been seen traded as food.
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IUCN Status: Critically Endangered (CR)