On 3 July the Suhou staff found a second clutch of 65 eggs. 36 eggs -including 13 broken ones - were removed for artificial incubation and the rest left in the sand beach. However, when Dr. Gerald Kuchling returned to the Zoo he candled all Rafetu...read more
A TEAM of surveyors has discovered five specimens of a rare turtle species in the forests of Rakhine State that was last seen in the wild nearly a decade ago.
The team consisted of scientists from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation S...read more
August 2009, the General Inspection Service (AID) of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality confiscated 200 young turtles of the species Chrysemys picta belli (Western Painted turtle) from a trader. This species does not appear...read more
For the second time there came Geoclemys hamiltonii from Hong Kong, China to the ESF in Europe. At Wednesday 16 September 2009, at 04.45 in the morning arrived at Schiphol, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
By Henk Zwartepoorte, president ESF At the February 2008 meeting of the ESF South East Asia working group the situation regarding Cuora trifasciata DNA research possibilities on European collections (zoos and privates) was discussed. The numbers i...read more
Unregulated trade at 10 to 100 times legal levels has caused Southeast Asian Box Turtles almost to vanish from parts of Indonesia, where once they were common, according to a new report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. By Chris R...read more
CONSERVATION in Myanmar (Batagur trivittata, Geochelone platynota, Manouria emys, Heosemys depressa)
From 7 - 10 January 2009 the TSA and WCS, in conjunction with the Myanmar Forestry Department, conducted two workshops in Mandalay. A Species Recovery Plan workshop for the Burmese roof turtle, Batagur (Kachuga) trivittata, was followed by a compr...read more
In een gezamenlijke actie van NBSV en ESF ten behoeve van het beschermingsproject Testudo kleinmanni in Egypte worden thans online T-shirts ten verkoop aangeboden.
De kritische situatie van Testudo kleinmanni (Lortet, 1883) (Egyptische lan...read more
De eerste succesvolle kweek van de Bourret's doosschildpad in Nederland is een feit.
Na een incubatieperiode van 93 dagen kroop op 20 juni 2008 een jong uit het ei. Het dier heeft een lengte van 50 mm en weegt 18 gram.
Vanaf begin ...read more
At Saturday November 10 the ESF received in ownership 33 Indotestudo elongata, who were confiscated by the Danish Ministry of the Environment, Danish Forest and Nature Agency, CITES Management Authority. This 33 turtles must be managed as a separa...read more
Sunday, May 20 2007 Article Archive
At Thursday April 12, at 17.30 arrived at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands 31 adult Heosemys spinosa and 15 adult Cyclemys dentata from the Wild Animal Rescue Center of Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garde...read more