15 rare Royal Turtles in Cambodia delivered to research institute for study, breeding

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia and the Fisheries Administration have handed over 15 nearly-extinct Royal Turtles to a research institute for biological study and breeding, a conservationist said on Saturday.

Som Sitha, WCS Cambodia project manager, said two sub-adult male and female and 13 juveniles were delivered to the National Aquaculture Research and Development Institute Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Thursday.

The institute, located in the Roka commune of Kandal province, covers an area of approximately 30 hectares.

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