5 Most strange and beautiful turtles

5- big-headed turtle

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The big-headed turtle (Platysternon megacephalum) is a species of turtle in the family Platysternidae from the Southeast Asia and southern China.For Madagascar see Madagascan big-headed turtle.

Previously considered a distinct family placed on occasion in “Kinosternoidea”, it was later moved to the Emydidae.[citation needed] With the Geoemydidae being split off from these, it seems wisest to reinstate, at least for the time being, the Platysternidae.[citation needed] This, as well as the subfamily and the genus Platysternon, are monotypic.

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