Conservation project that rescues endangered river terrapins

River terrapin held in hands

Written by Dr. Chen Pelf Nyok

Dr. Chen is the co-founder of Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia. She currently heads the community-based River Terrapin Conservation Project in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia.

30 May 2018

Date: 28th May 2018
By: Wen Feei
Source: Nanyang Siang Pau

Read the article here (in Chinese):
Conservation project that rescues endangered river terrapins

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