Turtle saved, later handed over

Turtle saved, later handed over

TMB Report

Bishnupur: A turtle species known as Malayan Box Turtle was saved from Kwakta area on Wednesday by Dr. Huidrom Romen Singh of Ishok Awang Leikai and President of Young Kwakta Organisation Anish Ahamad while being brought to be eaten.

The duo contacted Divisional Forest Officer Bishnupur Dr. Rebika Soibam Chanu and brought the turtle at the office of Range Forest Officer Moirang, Moirang Lamkhai and handed it over to Deputy Ranger H. Jayenta at around 2 pm of the same day.

The saved turtle was come across while being caught by some individuals by Dr. Romen and Anish Ahamad while going round in the Kwakta area in the morning.

It may be mentioned that Dr. Romen and Anish Ahamad have saved various turtles and birds and other wild animals in the past.

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