PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kampong Seila (Jan 28, 2021) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Department of Fisheries Conservation of the Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, ​​in collaboration with Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), today released ten critically endangered Royal Turtles (Batagur affinis) into the Sre Ambel River…

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Conservationists confirmed that a Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle found in Vietnam is female, reigniting hope for saving the species. From the New York Times – By Rachel Nuwer, Jan. 25, 2021 Gerald Kuchling, a project leader for the Turtle Survival Alliance who helped with efforts to breed the species in China, said, “Even if a male…

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Will she, or won’t she…only time will tell! In Cambodia, an adult female Southern River Terrapin (Batagur affinis) has been testing the sands of a recently created artificial nest site at the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Center (KKRCC). It’s with high hopes that she will utilize this nesting area in the coming days to deposit…

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That makes two! We are excited to announce the hatching of a second Ploughshare Tortoise from our assurance group in Madagascar. This precious tortoise entered the world just over two weeks after the hatching of our first-ever Ploughshare on December 28, 2020. The Ploughshare Tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora), or Angonoka, is regarded as the world’s most…

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Read the full article from The Sentinel HERE! BISWANATH CHARIALI: Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) India team conducted two teachers’ training workshops at Nature Discovery Centre, Biswanath Ghat and Halem Chariali LP School recently. The workshops were aimed at increasing awareness on threats and conservation of freshwater turtles and tortoises among school teachers and ways to…

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