Species Spotlight: Pink-ringed Tent Turtle

November 2, 2021

Ping-ringed Tent Turtle (Pangshura tentoria circumdata) Countries of Origin: India, Nepal IUCN Status: Least Concern Habitat: Large to small rivers of northern India and southern Nepal including the Chambal, Ganges, Ghaghra, Hindon, Koshi, and Yamuna Size: Males ≤ 8 cm (3.1 in.); Females ≤ 27 cm (10.6 in.) Factoids: – Named for the pink coloration along the seam…

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Poached Turtles Released into the Wild in India

October 23, 2021

For Immediate Release CONTACT:      JORDAN GRAY, Turtle Survival Alliance, (912) 659-0978, jgray@turtlesurvival.org • 147 Indian Roofed Turtles (Pangshura tecta) and 119 Pink-ringed Tent Turtles (Pangshura tentoria circumdata) seized from poachers in Telangana released into the wild in their native Uttar Pradesh• Turtles released into the Gomti River following quarantine at the joint Uttar Pradesh Environment,…

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TSA India Program’s Ms. Arunima Singh honored with NatWest Group Earth Heroes Award

October 21, 2021

CONTACT:      JORDAN GRAY, Turtle Survival Alliance, (912) 659-0978, jgray@turtlesurvival.org • TSA India Program Project Coordinator Ms. Arunima Singh honored with NatWest Group Earth Heroes Save the Species Award• NatWest Group Save the Species Award is granted annually to two individuals, representing a governmental and non-governmental organization, respectively• Ms. Singh’s conservation efforts focus on Indian tortoises…

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