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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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

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