Black-breasted leaf turtle

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The black-breasted leaf turtle, Vietnamese leaf turtle or black-breasted hill turtle (Geoemyda spengleri) is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae (formerly called Bataguridae). It is found in China and Vietnam. It has been recently discovered in Laos, too.

It is sometimes kept as a pet. This species of turtle has a pronounced hook on its upper jaw, which it uses in climbing. Pet owners of this turtle should take care not to trim the hook.

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