The trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles in Jakarta, Indonesia revisited

In recent years, the Indonesian capital of Jakarta has become a focal point for the pet trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles. Alarmingly, observed trends indicate much of this trade is illegal and includes a growing number of threatened species. Regular monitoring of wildlife markets is essential to keep abreast of current trade dynamics and aid enforcement efforts at strategic points along the trade chain.