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Thousands of baby turtles released into Peruvian Amazon river

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 10, 2019 13:12

Thousands of baby turtles released into Peruvian Amazon river

Peruvian government officials, locals and children released some 6,000 baby Taricaya turtles into a river in Peru’s Amazon region. The Taricaya or Yellow-Spotted River Turtle has become vulnerable due to poaching and human activities. Thousands of eggs were incubated by Peruvian environmental authorities starting in August.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 10, 2019 13:12