Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia; Thailand
Location in the Zoo
Wortham World of Primates – look for them in the water and on the shore in the orangutan habitat.
Cool Animal Fact
This reptile has an upturned snout, which makes it easier for them to feed on vegetation floating on the surface of the water.
How We Help Save Them
- Nest patrol protected 27 nests (443 eggs) from poaching and natural predator threats in the District of Aceh Tamiang.
- 1,204 hatchlings released back into the wild to help painted terrapin population.
- Training communities on group management and the development of educational tourism.