Curious pets and fantastic fish showcased in Shanghai
Updated: 2017-09-20

The 12th Shanghai International Ornamental Fish Exhibition was held from Sept 15 to 18, attracting pet lovers, buyers, sellers and suppliers from across the country, to enjoy their shared passions for exotic animals and pets.

As well as ornamental fish, rare domesticated minks and lesser-seen lizards were on display for all to see. Joining them was a vast array of turtle species including yellow-headed box turtles, pan's box turtles and diamondback terrapins.

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Visitors bargain with a large-scale tortoise exhibitor at the 12th Shanghai Aquarium Exhibition on Sept 15. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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A visitor touches the shell of an African spurred tortoise at the 12th Shanghai Aquarium Exhibition on Sept 15. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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Visitors take pictures of malaclemys terrapin at the 12th Shanghai Aquarium Exhibition on Sept 15. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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An exhibitor shows a eublepharis macularius to visitors. It is a kind of lizard commonly seen at rocky barren land and grassland. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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An exhibitor helps a visitor to take pictures of a pet mink. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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