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Post Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 5:26 pm   I need to know what species my turtle is and what do I feed

Hello, I'm from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. I found a turtle walking out of a pond and onto the road. But I don't know what species it is and what I should feed it. It's been with me for Oneday.
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Post Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:32 pm   Re: I need to know what species my turtle is and what do I f

I think it's an Indian Tent/Roofed turtle, which might have protection under your local wildlife laws. How big was the pond it came from? Is it safe to return?
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Post Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:03 pm   Re: I need to know what species my turtle is and what do I f

I'm pretty sure indian roof's are illegal to keep as a pet in india, though RES isn't. Useful link(s):

https://www.quora.com/What-type-of-turt ... t-in-India
if you found out that they are legal to keep in your area, then:
http://careforturtles.blogspot.ca/2013/03/5_18.html

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