Today is World Turtle Day

Today, 23rd May is World Turtle Day (WTD) and we at the Turtle Research and Rehabilitation Group (TRRG) have many reasons to shell-e-brate! First, a little about WTD. It was initiated in 2000 by the American Tortoise Rescue. The group brings attention to turtle...

River Terrapin Updates

In an earlier blog post, I had indicated that our first river terrapin nest was deposited on 28th January 2009. After one and a half months, we have managed to procure only 12 nests through Lina at Kampong Mangkok and an additional three at Kampong Banggol, with Ropi...

First group visit to Chagar Hutang

Shortly after I got back from Redang on 2nd March, I received a call from Mr. Tong of Sekolah Menengah Kepong Baru informing me of his intention to bring a group of 88 students and teachers/facilitators to visit Chagar Hutang (CH) on the 8th of March. I was just too...