The action takes place six years running and it is dedicated to support of the single species of the turtles, which live in Ukraine in the natural conditions - a fresh-water turtle, according to the press service of Kyiv. Zoo.
The specialists say that though the fresh-water turtles populate large territories, the number of fresh-water turtles went down considerably. The fresh-water turtles are recorded to International Red Book of International Union for the Conservation of Nature as endangered species. The fresh-water turtles also recorded to the list of rare animal species of Europe.