Turtles

In this May 16, 2017 photo, custom officers show a pig-nosed turtle and a Japanese suspect, Naito Katsuhide, front right, during a press conference at the quarantine facility of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesian authorities have arrested a Japanese man who conservationists says is a major player in the illegal wildlife trade for attempting to smuggle more than 250 reptiles out of the country.(AP Photo)
May 18, 2017 - 6:36 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Japanese man who conservationists say is a major player in the illegal wildlife trade for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 250 reptiles out of the country. The head of law enforcement at Jakarta's international airport,...
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May 18, 2017 - 6:15 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Japanese man who conservationists say is a major player in the illegal wildlife trade for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 250 reptiles out of the country. The head of law enforcement at Jakarta's international airport,...
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This Feb. 16, 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the remains of a desert tortoise near Joshua Tree National Park in California's southern desert. Scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises near the park say it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's drought. (Shellie Puffer/U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 4:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises in Southern California said it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's historic drought. Researchers want to know why female tortoises are dying in greater numbers...
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In this photo provided by Malaysia Fire Department, a firefighter rescues a turtle trapped at the flood gate at Port Dickson outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 12, 2017. Malaysian firefighters have rescued a 60-kilogram (132 pounds) turtle found firmly stuck to a flood gate at a power station near the Malacca Strait. (Malaysia Fire Department via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 5:36 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian firefighters have rescued a 60-kilogram (132 pounds) turtle found firmly stuck to a flood gate at a power station near the Malacca Strait. District Fire Chief Razif Mohamad Haris says firefighters heeded an emergency call Thursday and found the turtle,...
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