Painted Terrapin Released Back Into Habitat

A total of 20 hatchlings of Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis), an endangered species, released back on to the original habitat, Tamiang River, District of Aceh Tamiang (12/08/2015). According to the IUCN, Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) is a critically endangered species and listed in Top World’s 25 Most Endangered Turtles at the Global Level. In Indonesia, … Continue reading Painted Terrapin Released Back Into Habitat

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The Differences Between Turtles Tortoises and Terrapins

What are the differences between turtles, tortoises and terrapins? The terms 'turtle,' 'tortoise,' and 'terrapin' are often used interchangeably, and depending on which country you are in, may describe a completely different type of 'turtle.' Before you get too concerned about the common names, let us take a step back and identify them as belonging … Continue reading The Differences Between Turtles Tortoises and Terrapins

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

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