As a conservation program to save the The Terrapin eggs from eaten by the local the center here also buy off their egg which are obtained from a licensed dealer on every laying eggs season. Here they are naturally incubated in sandy areas that are in the vicinity of the center. The incubation period for Terrapin eggs are between 75 to 100 days.
There are eight Terrapin breeding ponds which can be found here, where each pond maintain Terrapin breeding program according to their ages ranging from hatching day old to adult age. Terrapin parent are reared in separate ponds.
Some 1,300 eggs are collected from three conservation sites between January and April every year. The center keeps about 1,350 animals at any one time and release an average of 600 each year. Since the programme started, about 10,000 young river terrapins have been successfully released into the Terengganu River. To date, there are 1037 Terrapin tail were preserved here at the center.
Kampong Dusun, 21700, Kuala Berang, Terengganu
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