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thailand's "tortoise town"

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Posted by: unchikun at Fri Dec 10 15:52:04 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by unchikun ]  
   

i just learned about this place in thailand where the villagers keep free-roaming tortoises as "communal pets."

scroll about 2/3 of the way down on this page:

http://www.kbeautifullife.com/travel/eng/HotDestinations/2/209/see_khon_kaen_enjoy_the_isan_way_of_life_listen_to_the_khaen_in_the_land_of_civilisation.html

this page is in the thai language, but has some good pics:

http://www.khonkaentoday.com/board/index.php?board=57;action=display;threadid=1156

if i ever find myself in thailand for any reason, i'd definitely want to visit! can anyone identity what kind of tortoises these are, out of curiosity?


   

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