ATCN News

PO Box 179, Office # 1101, Hacisco Tower, Ngo 107, Nguyen Chi Thanh, Hanoi. Tel; +84(04)37737858
1st November 2009

Keeled box turtle rescued through web monitoring

On 9th October 2009, a Keeled Box Turtle (Cuora mouhotii) was brought to Education for Nature Vietnam?s office by a resident in Ha Noi. The endangered turtle species had been seen advertised for sale in a Vietnamese pet forum where it was discovered by an Asian Turtle Program (ATP) staff member monitoring forums for turtle trade. The lucky turtle was transferred to Turtle Conservation Centre (TCC) in Cuc Phuong National Park and the advertisement was removed by the forum?s administrator following a discussion with ENV.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Keeled Box Turtle (Cuora mouhotii) was rescued

For further information please contact:
Asian Turtle Program
PO Box 179
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 (0) 437737858
Email:  Visit the Asian Turtle Conservation Network website:
asianturtlenetwork.org