Asian box turtle (Cuora amboinensis)

The South Asian box or Malayan Box Turtle (Cuora amboinensis) turtle gets its name from the ability to box itself up completely within its shell. This is due to the hinged lower shell, which, like other box turtles, can be folded up when the head is withdrawn, securely protecting the animal from any predators. It … Continue reading Asian box turtle (Cuora amboinensis)

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Campaign Has Been Reached More Than of Five Hundred Students

Our campaign activity to save a critically endangered freshwater turtle, Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) has reached more than of five hundreds students in two Junior High Schools and one Senior High School. Their age are between 13 until 17 years old. The campaign that had been started since August 2011 is targeting will reach about … Continue reading Campaign Has Been Reached More Than of Five Hundred Students

Final Report of Preliminary Study of Painted Terrapin in Aceh Tamiang

Indonesia is rich of freshwater turtles and tortoises. A total of 27 species of turtles can be found in Indonesia. One of the most important and threatened with extinction according to IUCN Red List is Batagur borneoensis. The species is also included in the Top of 25 Freshwater Turtle in endangered. According a map produced … Continue reading Final Report of Preliminary Study of Painted Terrapin in Aceh Tamiang

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)