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For tortoise, terrapin and turtle care and conservation

Welcome to the British Chelonia Group


  1. To provide chelonia keepers with the support needed to ensure that their captive animals receive quality husbandry.
  2. To raise funds from members, and from the public, to finance chelonia rescue, research and conservation projects worldwide.
  3. To discourage the importation and purchase of wild caught specimens, in favour of responsible captive breeding.


Membership Types
Marginated Tortoise

Albino Hermann's Tortoise

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