In late May, the Turtle Conservancy in collaboration with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust mobilized after getting the clearance to send a delegation to assist the Thai authorities in stabilizing the remaining confiscated tortoises and providing species-appropriate husbandry.
News from Thailand regarding the Ploughshare Tortoises that were recently confiscated.
U.S. Leads Efforts to Protect Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises at International Wildlife Trade Meeting
The United States successfully proposed listing the Diamondback Terrapin, Spotted Turtle, and Blanding’s Turtle in CITES Appendix II — vastly improving the protective measures available to wild populations of American turtles.
One day after the conclusion of the CITES Conference of the Parties, Royal Thai Customs officers arrested a 38-year-old Thai man while he was attempting to collect a bag containing tortoises at the airport’s luggage carousel.
The latest Turtle Conservancy Production – click to view the trailer!
The last day of this adventure is spent on the Mae Klong River in Thailand.
The Great Disappearing Act of the Ploughshare Tortoise in Southeast Asia
Nhew takes us to Wat Prayun Wongsawat to see the temple pond and the turtles!
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep — a sacred site located at the top of Doi Suthep Mountain in Chiang Mai, Thailand
The Turtle Conservancy Team explores Chiang Mai