Chelonian Research Institute
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Deriving from the Greek word chelone, which translates to turtle or tortoise, the Chelonian Research Institute is an international leader in research and conservation of turtles and tortoises of the world. he Institute features a research facility, library, offices, museum, residence for visiting scientists and a sanctuary. Situated on a 10-acre forested urban oasis, the facility boasts a beautiful natural landscape, shared by natures wildlife, including wild turkeys, birds of prey, and several species of snakes. It has more than 13,000 catalogued specimens the worlds third largest turtle and tortoise museum collection including 270 of the worlds 300 recognized species of turtles. Every living genus of chelonians is represented here. We rely on donations and grants to keep our programs at the Chelonian Research Institute running.
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