Endangered Reptiles of Asia
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Common Name Range ***
Amami Takachiho Snake Japan
Annam Leaf Turtle Vietnam
Arakan Forest Turtle Myanmar
Asian Giant Softshell Turtle Indonesia
Asian Giant Tortoise Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Asiatic Softshell Turtle Asia
Assam Roofed Turtle Bangladesh, India
Bailey's Snake China
Bengal Monitor Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Bengal Roof Turtle Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Big-headed Turtle China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Black Marsh Turtle Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Black Sea Viper Turkey
Black Softshell Turtle Bangladesh
Bornean River Turtle Indonesia, Malaysia
Burmese Peacock Turtle Burma
Cantor's Giant Softshell Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Caucasian Viper Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
Chinese Alligator China
Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Cochin Forest Cane Turtle India
Common Tortoise Asia, Middle East
Cyrtopodion amictopholis Lebanon, Syria
Darevsky's Viper Armenia, Turkey
Desert Monitor Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Euphrates Softshell Turtle Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
Four-eyed Turtle China, Laos, Vietnam
Fraas' Lizard Lebanon
Ganges Soft-shelled Turtle Bangladesh, India, Pakistan
Gavial Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Gray's Monitor Lizard Philippines
Gunther's Cylindrical Skink Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria
Hoogstraal's Cat Snake Israel, Jordan, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Indian Python India, Sri Lanka
Indian Softshell Turtle India, Pakistan
Jordanian Fringe-fingered Lizard Jordan
Kikuzato's Brook Snake Japan
Komodo Island Monitor Indonesia (Komodo, Rintja, Padar, and western Flores Island)
Lar Valley Viper Iran
Large-headed Water Snake Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
Lebanon Viper Lebanon, Syria
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America, Middle East
Mangshan Pitviper China
Mount Bulgar Viper Turkey
Mugger Crocodile Bangladesh, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Northern River Terrapin Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Malaysia
Painted Batagur Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand
Pan's Box Turtle China
Parker's Snake-necked Turtle Indonesia
Peacock Softshell Turtle Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Philippine Crocodile Philippines
Ryukyu Black-breasted Leaf Turtle Japan
Saltwater Crocodile Southeast Asia
Schreiber's Fringe-fingered Lizard Israel, Lebanon, Turkey
Shanghai Soft-shell Turtle China
Siamese Crocodile Malay Peninsula, Southeast Asia
South Asian Box Turtle Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Spotted Pond Turtle North India, Pakistan
Three-keeled Asian Turtle Central India to Bangladesh and Burma
Tomistoma Indonesia, Malaysia
Wagner's Viper Turkey
Wattle-necked Softshell Turtle China, Vietnam
Yellow Monitor West Pakistan through India to Bangladesh
Yellow-headed Box Turtle China
Yellow-headed Temple Turtle Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
Yellow-margined Box Turtle China, Japan, Taiwan
Zhou's Box Turtle China

**What reptiles are listed here?:

The Asia section of this site lists the folllowing reptiles appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Reptiles that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the Asian continent and many surrounding islands.
  • Reptiles that dwell in or travel to the Black and Mediterranean Sea (and its islands).
  • Reptiles that dwell in or travel to India and Russia.
  • Reptiles that dwell in or travel to any Eurasian region.
  • Some species may be listed that dwell in or travel to some nearby areas of the Middle East (between Africa and Asia).
  • Reptiles that dwell in or travel to Indonesia and nearby islands located in the South East Asian Archipelago.
  • Reptiles that dwell in Middle Eastern countries between Africa and Asia

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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