Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Red-crowned roofed turtle (Batagur kachuga) is a species of turtle found in South Asia. It was the type species of its former genus Kachuga. B. kachuga can weigh up to 25 kilograms (55 lb) pounds and have shells as long as 56 centimeters (22 in) 22 inches. Males reach only half the length of females. At the end of the rainy season, the heads and necks of male turtles develop a brilliant courtship coloration of red, yellow, white, and blue, with 6 distinctive bright red stripes on top of the head.