Rare turtles,wildlife protection
Two rare turtles have been rescued and released into the environment by a local man in central Quang Binh Province. — VNA/VNS Photo 

Cao Ngoc Tuan, a resident in Huong Hoa Commune in Tuyen Hoa District, bought the two turtles and handled them over to local authorities to set them free after realising they were endangered creatures.

The two turtles were caught in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by local people.

On July 31, Tuan handed over the two rare turtles to the Organism Rescue, Conservation and Development Centre.

 
Rare turtles,wildlife protection
Cao Ngoc Tuan (centre) talks with local enforcement. — VNA/VNS Photo

The two turtles included a keeled box turtle and an Indochinese box turtle, both critically endangered species. 

Nguyen Van Linh, chairman of Huong Hoa Commune’s People’s Committee, cheered Tuan or his act of courage in rescuing the rare creatures.  VNS

Endangered sea turtle returns to the sea after rescue

Endangered sea turtle returns to the sea after rescue

The Cham Island’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board has released a female Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys Olivacea) – an endangered species – after five months of care at the Da Nang-based SaSa Marine animal rescue team.

Man saves turtles’ lives

Man saves turtles’ lives

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