Malaysian Painted River Terrapin

Photo of Malaysian Painted River Terrapin

SCIENTIFIC NAME Batagur borneoensis

RANGE Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia; Thailand

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Wortham World of Primates – look for them in the water and on the shore in the orangutan habitat.

COOL ANIMAL FACT This reptile has an upturned snout, which makes it easier for them to feed on vegetation floating on the surface of the water.


Wortham World of Primates