This book is an identification guide to turtles and tortoises of South Asia. The countries included are Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It contains authoritative text, photographs, illustrations, distribution maps, habit and habitat and conservation status of all the turtle species included. lt also contains country-wise checklist of turtle fauna of South Asia.
The book is designed for wide groups of readers and hence will serve the purpose equally for amateurs and experts. It shall also be handy for legal authorities dealing with animal trafficking.