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.
The working group of the Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Development of Creatures receives the turtles from the Da Nang Forest Protection Department. (Photo: VNA)
Immediately after receiving the rescue notice, the park sent a working group of the Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Development of Creatures to Da Nang and Quang Tri to rescue and receive the wild animals, including 115 turtles of 6 species, one masked palm civet, two Chinese Water Dragons and four Java pangolins. All the animals are rare and endangered species listed in groups IB and IIB under Decree 84/2021/ND-CP.
Trinh Van Nguyen, head of the Rescue Team under the Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Development of Creatures, said that this is the largest number of turtles the park has rescued since 2021. All animals rescued this time are in stable health, without injuries.
These animals have been brought to the Centre for care and behaviour correction and will be released to the wild as soon as possible.