tagging painted terrapin

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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Eleven Critically Endangered Species Painted Terrapin Released to Habitat

Eleven hatchlings of critically endangered freshwater turtle species Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) was released to its original habitat on 13 January 2015. The hatchlings are a result of our nesting patrol carried out in December 2013 to January 2014. In that nesting patrol, the eggs were secured from illegal harvesting. After secured, the eggs incubated … Continue reading Eleven Critically Endangered Species Painted Terrapin Released to Habitat

How Fast the Growth of Painted Terrapin Hatchling?

How fast the growth of Painted terrapin hatchling? A Painted terrapin hatchling, named Roni who was blind from birth, was hatchedon 26 March 2013. Roni did not released back to the wild because he is blind so it is feared that he will not being able to survive well in the wild. Due to this … Continue reading How Fast the Growth of Painted Terrapin Hatchling?

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

Building an interpretation hall

Currently an interpretation hall to accommodate students who want to visit the rearing facility and learn about Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) is being constructed. This small hall has 7 m length and 6 m width. This small hall is expected can accommodate about 30 students or participants.This open space hall will be functioned as a … Continue reading Building an interpretation hall

Establishing Headstarting Facility for Batagur borneoensis

The headstarting facility for Painted Terrapin has been established and still improved. In the area of 800 square meters, the facility is functioned as ex-situ conservation place to support in-situ conservation of Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) in Aceh Tamiang District. Batagur borneoensis is critically endangered species and listed as one of twenty five global freshwater … Continue reading Establishing Headstarting Facility for Batagur borneoensis

Releasing Painted Terrapin

Kuala Simpang (Satucita), Three Painted terrapin (Batagur borneonsis, formerly known as callagur borneonsis) released to their habitat after captured by local fishermen. Releasing carried out in Sungai Iyu Subdistrict, Aceh Tamiang Regency, on 9th of August 2009. Before released, a team from SatuCita consist of Joko Guntoro and Udin taken some basic characteristic from that … Continue reading Releasing Painted Terrapin