Rare river terrapins get a shot at survival

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  • Monday, 20 Oct 2014

A shot at survival: The children of Kampung Dusun, near Kuala Berang in Terengganu, releasing year-old river terrapins into the river. The terrapins were hatched at the Kuala Berang Wildlife Conservation Centre from eggs collected from the wild. - KEVIN TAN/The Star

Critically endangered river terrapins are bred and released to replenish their declining numbers in the wild.

On a sunny morning in early September, a huge crowd gathered by the Terengganu River bank in Kampung Dusun, near Kuala Berang in Terengganu.

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