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March 02, 2018

WCS, TSA save the turtles in Myanmar

Daw Kalyar talking about turtle conservation.
Daw Kalyar talking about turtle conservation.

Daw Kalyar, in charge of the turtle species survival department, talks about turtle conservation in Myanmar and the rare turtle species in Ayeyawady Region at Maubin University on 27 September.
Working in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) works to implement recovery programs for some highly endangered endemic species in Ayeyawady Region – the Myanmar roof turtle, the Myanmar star tortoise and the Rakhine forest turtle.
Students and monks lend a hand in transferring a total of 36 turtles — 11 Yellow Tortoise and  Indotestudo elongate, 25 Morenia ocellata —from the Thandarmyae home for the aged and the Monastic school in Kyaukphyu, Rakhine State to Panpyoelet monastic school in Kyauktan village of Bago township, Bagon Region on 27 September.



Htinkozaw (WCS)/WinKoKo(WCS)


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