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The black-breasted leaf turtle is native to woodlands and forests near freshwater streams throughout southern China, northern Vietnam, and Laos.
I AM AN OMNIVORE
This species of turtle prefer to eat very ripe fruits and will often eat decaying fruit from the forest floor. However, they will also feed on invertebrates like insects, worms, and slugs when given the opportunity.
BLACK-BREASTED LEAF TURTLES ARE SOLITARY
Black-breasted leaf turtles are most comfortable when by themselves.
EYES ON THE PRIZE
The black-breasted leaf turtle will often spend their days sitting completely motionless. They will break this stance if and when they see movement from potential prey. Their eyes are very unique in that they can move independently of each other to better survey their surroundings.