The animals include six stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides), two Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonine), an Indochinese box turtle (Cuora galbinifrons), a keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii), three impressed tortoise (Manouria impressa), two wildcats (Prionailurus bengalensis), and four pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus).

A monkey is released into nature.

Vo Van Tri, the center’s deputy director, said these individuals belong to IB and IIB groups, the list of endangered and rare species prioritized for protection following the Government’s Decree 84/2021/ND-CP. They were voluntarily handed over by residents and relevant agencies.

Earlier in April, the center in coordination with Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park forest ranging department released 17 wild animals listed as endangered species, to nature.

Source: VNA