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How many turtles are there in Malaysia?

Out of seven species of sea turtles in the world, four species nest on the beaches of Malaysia, i.e. Leatherback Turtles, Green Turtles, Hawksbill Turtles and Olive Ridley Turtles.

And out of more than 350 species of freshwater turtles and tortoises in the world, 18 species are native to Malaysia. This includes our river and painted terrapins, box turtles, softshell turtles and terrestrial tortoises.

Download this “Turtles of Malaysia” brochure from our website (https://www.turtleconservationsociety.org.my/media/). It contains information on the 22 turtle species found in Malaysia, plus an alien species too!

Cover photo by Vince Teo.



How many turtles are there in Malaysia?

Out of seven species of sea turtles in the world, four species nest on the beaches of Malaysia, i.e. Leatherback Turtles, Green Turtles, Hawksbill Turtles and Olive Ridley Turtles.

And out of more than 350 species of freshwater turtles and tortoises in the world, 18 species are native to Malaysia. This includes our river and painted terrapins, box turtles, softshell turtles and terrestrial tortoises.

Download this “Turtles of Malaysia” brochure from our website (https://www.turtleconservationsociety.org.my/media/). It contains information on the 22 turtle species found in Malaysia, plus an alien species too!

Cover photo by Vince Teo.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/TurtleConservationSocietyofMalaysia..



 

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Turtle Conservation Society

The Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia was established in October 2011. The aim of the society is to bring about the recovery of depleted wild populations of turtles, with particular reference to freshwater turtles, in Malaysia through partnerships with like-minded organizations, individuals and local communities as well as through its own programs.

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