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Saving Painted Terrapin Eggs in Aceh Tamiang

To save Painted terrapin, one of the most critically endagered freshwater turtles on the world, from extinction, the Satucita Foundation always carry out nest patrol during nesting season. From December 2020 to February 2021, our team conducted nest patrol on two nesting sites in Ujung Tamiang, District of Aceh Tamiang. This is our 10th nest … Continue reading Saving Painted Terrapin Eggs in Aceh Tamiang

A Female of Painted Terrapin Stuck in Blocked Ditch is Rescued

A female of Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis), critically endangered species, found (catched) by a farmer in a blocked ditch which situated in his farm. The terrapin is accidentally found when the excavator used to dig shallow trenches. When digging that muddy ditch, a terrapin is sighted by farmer. As farmer knows that the species is … Continue reading A Female of Painted Terrapin Stuck in Blocked Ditch is Rescued

Release Painted Terrapin Hatchlings in COVID-19 Pandemic

Satucita Foundation and it's Painted terrapin conservation partner released 375 hatchlings of terrapins on 5 June 2020. The releasing was held on nesting site Ujung Tamiang/Pusung Putus. This site is one of two main nesting site in habitat. Different compared to last year activity, this year is without ceremony and not involving general public. The … Continue reading Release Painted Terrapin Hatchlings in COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nest Patrol to Secure Painted Terrapin Eggs in Langkat

Nest patrol to secure Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) eggs which conducted by Satucita Foundation together with BBKSDA (Agency of Natural Resources Conservation) Province of North Sumatera, Section II Region Stabat, and two villagers have successfully secured 15 eggs of two nests of two nesting beaches located in Langkat Timur Laut Willdlife Reserves, Province of North … Continue reading Nest Patrol to Secure Painted Terrapin Eggs in Langkat

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Result of Nest Patrol to Secure Terrapin Eggs 2017

The nest patrol activity was finished last mont. That five months nest patrol was successfully secured 424 eggs of 26 nests. Of that total number, 371 eggs was hatched while the other was failed. This year hatching rate is 87.5 percent, higher compared to last year. The hachlings produced this year is 371. All hatchlings … Continue reading Result of Nest Patrol to Secure Terrapin Eggs 2017

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Over 400 Painted Terrapin Eggs Secured in Nest Patrol

Totally, 407 eggs of 25 nests have been secured and currently incubated at in situ hatchery, located on nesting beach, in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh, Indonesia. Since December 2016, the team of Satucita Foundation and BKSDA (Agency of Natural Resources Conservation) Province Aceh have been patrolling on the beach to secure the eggs from harvesting by … Continue reading Over 400 Painted Terrapin Eggs Secured in Nest Patrol

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Fifty Hatchlings of Painted Batagur Released Back Into River

Painted Terrapin Hatchlings Released into River. All are marked with Pit Tags for future monitoring. For the second time in this year, Satucita Foundation (Yayasan Satucita Lestari Indonesia), BKSDA Aceh, PT Pertamina Field Rantau, release Painted Terrapin hatchlings into original habitat, Tamiang River.  Fifty individuals of seven-month old hatchlings released in this event. The event … Continue reading Fifty Hatchlings of Painted Batagur Released Back Into River