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Fending for freshwater turtles

Dr Chen Pelf Nyok with a freshwater turtle shell at the TCS River Terrapin Conservation Centre in Kemaman, Terengganu © Vera Nieuwenhuis

Whenever Dr Chen Pelf Nyok visited a Chinese temple in Malaysia as a child with her mother, she would insist on seeing the freshwater turtles, even if they were pressed for time. (It is common practice for the caretakers of Chinese temples to rear turtles in man-made ponds within the grounds.)


21.09.2018 | 14:33



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