Chelonian Research Institute

407-366-4020
402 S Central Ave
Oviedo, FL 32765
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Business Information

turtle, turtles, tortoise, tortoises, chelonian, research, institute, wildlife, conversation, environment, galapagos, education
Research
1998
Turtle Survival Alliance, Guyana Marine Turtle Conservation Society
MONDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
TUESDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
WEDNESDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
THURSDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
FRIDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
SATURDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM
SUNDAY:9:00AM-5:00PM

Business Description

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 nature’s wildlife, including wild turkeys, birds of prey, and several species of snakes. It has more than 13,000 catalogued specimens – the world’s third largest turtle and tortoise museum collection – including 270 of the world’s 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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