Indian peacock softshell
✓Indian peacock softshell turtle, a turtle of a vulnerable species was rescued from a fish market in Assam’s Silchar.
✓The Indian peacock softshell turtle [Nilssonia hurum] is a species of turtle found in South Asia.
✓IUCN Red list status: Vulnerable species.
✓Schedule I species in the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
✓This species is confined to India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
✓In india, it is widespread in the northern and central parts of the Indian subcontinent.