Mission to Save One of the Most Endangered Animals on the Planet

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.

Ploughshare Tortoise Seizure Update

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.

Largest Seizure of Ploughshare Tortoises Made in Thailand

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.

In Search of the Impressed Tortoise

The latest Turtle Conservancy Production – click to view the trailer!

Giant Soft-shell Turtles & Monster Stingrays

The last day of this adventure is spent on the Mae Klong River in Thailand.

The Great Disappearing Act

The Great Disappearing Act of the Ploughshare Tortoise in Southeast Asia

Turtles of the Temple Pond – Part II

Nhew takes us to Wat Prayun Wongsawat to see the temple pond and the turtles!

Temple on the Mount

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep — a sacred site located at the top of Doi Suthep Mountain in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Ning’s Kids – Chiang Mai

The Turtle Conservancy Team explores Chiang Mai