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Ontario turtles threatened by poachers

TORONTO – Turtle populations in southern Ontario are under threat from poachers, who are selling the critters on the black market.

Researcher Ron Brooks says there are no statistics on the exact numbers of turtles involved. 98 more words


Happy World Turtle Day!

Today’s a big day around our house — it’s World Turtle Day. American Tortoise Rescue created WTD  in 2000 as an “annual observance to help people celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.” This year I’m going to introduce you to Woody, a North American wood turtle ( 403 more words

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Ornate Wood Turtles, Rhinoclemmys pulcherriema manni

I’d been a turtle keeper for a number of years and had a large collection of rescued Sliders, Cooters and Map turtles when I spotted an advert for a juvenile male Rhinoclemmys p. 690 more words