|Cúc Phương National Park received the wild animals rescued by the Đà Nẵng's Liên Chiểu District police. — VNA/VNS Photo|
NINH BÌNH — The Cúc Phương National Park in the northern province of Ninh Bình said on Monday that it had just rescued a large number of wild animals including turtles, a masked palm civet, Chinese Water Dragons and pangolins in Đà Nẵng City and Quảng Trị Province in the central region.
Immediately after receiving the rescue notice, the park sent a working group of the Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Development of Creatures to Đà Nẵng and Quảng Trị to rescue and receive the wild animals, including 115 turtles, 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.
Trịnh Văn Nguyên, head of the Rescue Team under the Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Development of Creatures, said it was one of the largest number of turtles the park has rescued. All animals rescued are in stable health, without injuries.
The animals have been brought to the Centre for care and will be released into the wild as soon as possible. — VNS