Lissemys ceylonensis Sri Lanka Softshell Turtle
Also known as:
Sri Lankan Flap-shelled Turtle, Sri Lankan Flapshell Turtle
Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri LankaAugust 11, 2019
Sri Lanka Softshell Turtle (Lissemys ceylonensis)
We came across this turtle as we were driving at night from Yala National Park back to our tented camp. The turtle was crossing a reasonably busy road until we stopped and jumped out to save it, and also grab a photo or two.
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