“Black Softshell Turtle” – Pact Signed for Conservation in Assam

What is the News? The Hayagriva Madhava Temple Committee in Assam has signed an MoU with Turtle Survival Alliance India, Help Earth, and Assam Forests Department to conserve the Black Softshell Turtle. As part of the pact, a Vision Document 2030 was also released. The document aims to raise at least 1,000 black softshell turtles by… Continue reading “Black Softshell Turtle” – Pact Signed for Conservation in Assam

Assam temple bids adieu to turtle hatchlings

Recently,the Ugratara Temple in Assam had organised a special darshan of 34 hatchlings of the rare black softshell turtle as these hatchlings will be reintroduced into the wild. The black softshell turtle(Nilssonia nigricans) is a species of freshwater turtle found in India (Assam) and Bangladesh. The black softshell turtle figures in the International Union for… Continue reading Assam temple bids adieu to turtle hatchlings