We are Selected as a Finalist of Klik Hati Merck 2013

We are thrilled to be selected as a finalist of Klik Hati Merck 2013 for environmental category. Freshwater turtle conservation, especially species Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis), forward still takes time, full of challenges and needs your support. However, we believe that our target to increase the wild population, can produce and release at least 600 … Continue reading We are Selected as a Finalist of Klik Hati Merck 2013

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The Growth of Painted Terrapin Hatchling Looks Promising

The hatchling of Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) that raised at rearing ponds of Satucita's Conservation Center growth well for second month. The average length of carapace for May is 8.1 cm or increase 1.9 cm compared to April or increase 3.7 cm compared to March. The average length of carapace on March is 5.4 cm … Continue reading The Growth of Painted Terrapin Hatchling Looks Promising

Non-Native Freshwater Turtle In Local Rivers

Freshwater turtles and tortoises imported from foreign countries due to their unique appearance . Two species that have evidence to reproduce in Indonesia wild  environment are Chinese Soft Shell Turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) and Red Eared Slider (Trachremys scripta elegans). Based on our field observation, information from turtle hobbyist and photos uploaded in social media such … Continue reading Non-Native Freshwater Turtle In Local Rivers

Unknown Tagged Hawksbill Sea Turtle Caught

Unknown tagged Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) was caught by fishermen in Seruway Sub-district, District of Aceh Tamiang, Indonesia, on 23rd of January 2012. This turtle was caught by a fishing net at nearby of Pusong Cium, a beach where Painted Terrapin nest every year. Mustaqim (the local fishermen who caught this turtle) brought it … Continue reading Unknown Tagged Hawksbill Sea Turtle Caught

Protected turtles, snakes seized! (In Bahasa Indonesia)

Penyelundupan Ular & Kura-Kura Senilai Rp5 Milyar Lebih Digagalkan Rabu, 03 February 2010, 18:25 WIB TANGERANG--Penyelundupan ular jali dan kura-kura bermoncong babi ke Hongkong berhasil digagalkan. Hal itu diungkapkan Kepala penindakan dan penyidikan Bea Cukai bandara Soekarno Hatta dalam siaran pers, Rabu (3/2) sore. Dalam upaya penyelundupan sebanyak 63 koli, terdapat 25 koli yang berisi … Continue reading Protected turtles, snakes seized! (In Bahasa Indonesia)