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Japanese Endangered Species : Yellow-margined box turtle

Semaru box turtles are small and very cute turtles that live in Japan, China, and Taiwan. With a body length of just under 20cm, it looks very small. There are two types of box turtles, the Yaeyama box turtle and the Chinese box turtle, which live in various parts of East Asia. Semaru box turtles, which live in Japan, are in danger of extinction and are designated as an endangered species. Furthermore, it is also listed in the Washington Convention Appendices, and exports are restricted.
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Endangered African Species: African Spurred Tortoise

African spurred tortoise A giant turtle that lives in Africa. It is the largest turtle among tortoises and has a maximum instep length of over 80 cm, making it completely unsuitable for the general public to breed. African spurred tortoises inhabit Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, etc., and then to Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, etc., but their numbers have been gradually decreasing in recent years.
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Endangered American Animal: Box Turtle

The common box turtle is a family of turtles that live in the United States. It is often called the box turtle, but it is distributed in the eastern and southern parts of the United States and Mexico. It is said that the maximum life span is over 80 years, and it can be said that it is a turtle that tends to live more than humans.
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Endangered Asian Species: Northern River Rapins

Northern river terrapins inhabit Bangladesh, Indonesia, Cambodia, etc., mainly in India, even among Japanese pond turtles. This turtle is classified in the genus Northern river terrapin of the Geoemydidae family, and is a large turtle with an instep length of about 80 cm.
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East African Endangered Species: Pancake Tortoise

Pancake tortoises are a family of turtles that live in Kenya and Tanzania. Pancake tortoises are very easy to keep and popular as pets because they have a flat, thin shell and do not grow very large. Pancake tortoises are characterized by a thin shell like pancakes, and the shell can be inflated.
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Oceania Endangered Species: Pig-nosed Turtle

Pig-nosed turtle is a family of turtles distributed from Indonesia to Australia. This species alone forms the Pig-nosed turtle family. The soft-shelled turtle is an aquatic turtle, also known as the pig-nosed turtle, and although it has the name "soft-shelled turtle", it is a different species from the soft-shelled turtle. Habitat destruction, water pollution, and overfishing have become problems with pig-nosed turtles, and their numbers are declining sharply. This animal is currently designated as an endangered species.
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Myanmar Endangered Species: Burmese Star Tortoise

Burmese star tortoise is a turtle endemic to Myanmar. This turtle is a turtle belonging to the genus Tortoise of the order Tortoise, Tortoise, and inhabits only the central and western parts of Myanmar. Burmese star tortoises have been popular because they are sometimes bred as pets, but overfishing has dramatically reduced their numbers.
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Endangered South American Species: Yellow-footed Tortoise

Yellow-footed tortoise is a member of the turtle that lives in South America. This turtle is a turtle belonging to the genus Chelonoidis of the family Tortoise and is distributed from Bolivia to Brazil. It is the largest tortoise in South America and is closely related to the red-footed tortoise. Although sometimes bred as a pet, this turtle is actually designated as an endangered species. It is known that the population is declining due to excessive overfishing and destruction of nature.
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Endangered Atlantic Species: Loggerhead Turtle

The loggerhead turtle is a turtle belonging to the genus Caretta of the order Sea Turtles, and inhabits the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean. This sea turtle has a very wide habitat and can be seen all over the world. Green turtles are called green turtles because of their blue fat.
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Endangered South American Species: Galapagos Giant Tortoise

The Galapagos giant tortoise is a turtle endemic to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, South America. The Galapagos giant tortoise is the longest-lived vertebrate, with an average lifespan of over 100 years. The Galapagos Giant Tortoise is the largest giant tortoise in the world, so its body is very large. Since it is 150 cm long, it is not much different from humans.
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