The animals were voluntarily handed over to the forest protection department of local Tuyen Hoa district by a resident in Dong Le township. They are all healthy, having golden brown shell and skin and weighing above 7kg in total.
Manouria impressa is native to mountainous forest areas in Southeast Asia, including in Vietnam. Usually living on land in crevices and valleys, they are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam, considered a rare and endangered forest animal that need to be protected.
At the park, they will be care for and monitored before being released back to the wild.
Cuc Phuong National Park rescues large number of wild animals
The Cuc Phuong National Park in the northern province of Ninh Binh said on January 10 that the unit had just rescued a large number of wild animals including 6 species of turtles, masked palm civet, Chinese Water Dragon, and pangolin in Da Nang city and Quang Tri province in the central region.
Farmers in mountainous district earn over 6 billion VND per year from wild honey
(BGO) – The Son Dong Organic Honey Bee Cooperative (Son Dong district,
Bac Giang province) was established in 2014 with only 29 members, but now its
members have increased to 44. In 2020, the amount of honey collected reached
120 tonnes, fetching 6.5 billion VND (286,150 USD). Its members has an average
income of 3-5 million VND per month, even some earn 10 million VND per month.
A girl calls for wildlife protection by her paintings
“If we consider animals as children, wild animals are really unlucky and disadvantaged children, so they need special attention”, said young graphic designer Do My Linh who has a special love for wild animals and has used paintings to convey humane emotions about her love for and sense of animal protection.
A wildlife kingdom in the Central Highlands
Surrounded by green pine forests, Bidoup Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong Province, famed for trekking and overnight camping, hosts hundreds of fauna and thousands of flora species.