>>> Hopes raised for conservation of world's rarest turtle in Vietnam >>> New individual of world's rarest turtle found in Hanoi The Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with the Asian Turtle Program (ATP) of Indo-Myanmar Conservation (IMC) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have made dramatic progress to possibly prevent the extinction of the Swinhoe's Softshell Turtle. At a Hanoi workshop last week, scientists revealed that genetic testing has confirmed a female turtle captured last October in Dong Mo Lake in suburban Hanoi is definitively a Swinhoe's Softshell Turtle. This confirmation means that in addition to the one known male Swinhoe's Softshell Turtle at Suzhou Zoo in China, there is now the female captured in Dong Mo Lake. Authorities believe there is at least one more of these turtles in Dong Mo Lake and yet another in nearby Xuan Khanh Lake. Conservationists hope to at least to capture and determine the sex of the turtle in both Dong Mo and Xuan Khanh Lakes this coming spring. The mission team photographed with the giant turtle captured in October 2020. (Photo credit: ATP/IMC) Ultimately, conservationists aim to ensure at least one male and female are given a chance… Read full this story
- Coronavirus: Alpacas provide new hope for Covid-19 cure
- ‘Brand’ new hope, positivity in the post-Covid-19 era!
- On Governors Island, A Lush Garden Finds New Purpose
- Vietnam faces lowest growth in 35 years
- Vietnam maintains ASEAN cooperation process despite pandemic: Indonesian ambassador
- VIETNAM'S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 11
- 'Our spirit will never be crushed': Hong Kong activists vow to keep fighting despite new laws
- EVFTA offers new prospects to European economies
- Vietnam cat cafe offers purr-fect pick-me-up for rescued felines
- Vietnam Airlines faces more than half a billion dollars in losses
World’s most endangered turtle finds new hope in Vietnam have 300 words, post on en.nhandan.org.vn at December 22, 2020. This is cached page on VietMaz. If you want remove this page, please contact us.