Residents of turtle and tortoise museum move to new digs in Yishun

Find out how some 500 turtles, tortoises and terrapins are moved out from their home at the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum at the Chinese Garden in Jurong to Orto in Yishun.
Workers carefully transferring the red-eared terrapins into a big fibreglass tank at the back of the truck.
Workers carefully transferring the red-eared terrapins into a big fibreglass tank at the back of the truck.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Some duck into their shells. Others flail their limbs wildly. And then there are those who keep calm and get ready to move along, slowly.

Last Tuesday (Jan 8), about 500 residents of The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum bade farewell to their Chinese Garden abode of more than 15 years and moved to a new home.

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