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Captive royal turtles lay first ever eggs

Five endangered royal turtles raised at the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Centre (KKRCC) have now laid 71 eggs – marking the first time this particular species of turtle has ever laid eggs while in captivity at the centre – according to a press release from ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/captive-royal-turtles-lay-first-ever-eggs

Ministry drafts directive to save Royal Turtles

The Agriculture Ministry’s Fisheries Administration is drafting a directive to turn more sections of the Sre Ambel river system into conservation zones for Royal Turtles following successes reported by the Wildlife Conservation Society and administration monitoring teams in existing zones. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50540828/ministry-drafts-directive-to-save-royal-turtles/

Royal turtles are taken to conservation centre

After spending the last three months under the watchful eye of their own personal retinue of bodyguards, nine endangered royal turtles successfully broke free from their shells on Tuesday and were transferred to the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Centre, where they will be raised. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-turtles-are-taken-conservation-centre

Royal turtles get new home

More than 200 critically endangered royal turtles will be moved to a new center in Koh Kong’s Mondol Seima district today with 13 Siamese crocodiles also being relocated. Eng Mengey, communications officer for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), said royal turtles were now facing threats to ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29655/royal-turtles-get-new-home/

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