The Forest Protection Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been conducting an investigation into the trafficking of big-headed turtles (Platysternon megacephalum) in the Mekong Delta province of Đồng Tháp, Vietnam News Agency reported on Thursday.
There is a special park for turtles in the northern province of Ninh Bình. People from Germany come to the park to help look after the turtles and make sure that their eggs hatch.
Nestled in the dense greenery of Cúc Phương National Park, a team of volunteers and staff work tirelessly to look after around 1,000 rare and endangered turtles. Lê Hương & Hồng Vân report.