The only record of this species in Hong Kong, as reported by Dr. Geoffery Herklots, is a single specimen dug up from a dried up pond in Stanley Village during World War II.
The Population of Hong Kong nowadays maybe reintroduced by Animal abandonment.
Rare endagered forest turtle, endemic for Palawan. Found in muddy jungle rivers in primary forest areas and disturbed areas. Seriously threatened by the illegal wildlife trade.