Measuring 16.2 cm in length and 13.5 cm in width, a female Southeast Asian Box Turtle (𝘊𝘶𝘰𝘳𝘢 𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴) has been turned over to Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff after it was found along Abad Santos Road in Bgy. Masipag, by King Dexter D. Rizada and Joanah Marie Rabang, Nov. 29.
The Southeast Asian Box Turtle is listed as “Endangered Species” under PCSD Resolution No. 15-521.
The PCSDS is urging persons who happen to find or rescue wildlife to turn them over to our office, which can be contacted thru PCSDS Wildlife Enforcement Unit (WEU) hotline numbers 09319642128 (TNT) and 09656620248 (TM) or thru PCSDS Front Desk hotline numbers 0935-116-2336 (Globe/TM) and 0948-937-2200 (Smart/TNT). You may also send a message to our Facebook page with your concerns.