Albera’s Tortoise Breeding Centre



Tortoise Breeding Centre of Albera includes facilities intended for the captive breeding of the tortoise, a species in danger of extinction, which holds the last population Albera peninsular.

The aim of the Centre is the breeding of turtles to reduce the significant juvenile mortality that occurs in nature, and thus have a significant number of individuals in order to liberate them and enhance natural populations .

The facilities allow the CRT to study the biology of turtles, and otherwise characterize the ecotype of the eastern Pyrenees. The Center also fulfills didactic functions, attracting schools, families, groups and all kinds of people, teaching them to understand and love the turtles and the Mediterranean forest, and no capture or disturb these animals so unique.

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