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New hatchlings of Cambodia’s national reptile, the endangered Royal Turtle, were taken to the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Centre, where they will be raised. The nest of the critically endangered Batagur affinis turtle was discovered in February by a villager along the Kaong River in Koh Kong, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) told the Post. There are now 216 royal turtles living at the Koh Kong centre, and another 27 at the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity. Watch the video here.