Leatherback Sea Turtles are just one of several turtles that are becoming CRITICALLY endangered

Leatherback Sea Turtles are just one of several turtles that are becoming CRITICALLY endangered

Endangered + Critically Endangered Turtles of North America by compassandwheel via skunkbear.tumblr.com:  From top to bottom: Spotted turtle, Bog turtle, Cagle’s Map turtle, Wood turtle, Pearl River turtle, Blanding’s turtle, and Alabama Red Bellied turtle. #Illustration #Turtles

Endangered + Critically Endangered Turtles of North America by compassandwheel via skunkbear.tumblr.com: From top to bottom: Spotted turtle, Bog turtle, Cagle’s Map turtle, Wood turtle, Pearl River turtle, Blanding’s turtle, and Alabama Red Bellied turtle. #Illustration #Turtles

Man Admits Smuggling Endangered Turtles in Packages Marked ‘Snacks’ -  New York City resident Hsien Lin Hsu pleaded guilty to trying to sneak dozens of federally protected turtles into the United States from Hong Kong. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/nyregion/endangered-turtles-smuggling-queens.html?_r=0

Man Admits Smuggling Endangered Turtles in Packages Marked ‘Snacks’ - New York City resident Hsien Lin Hsu pleaded guilty to trying to sneak dozens of federally protected turtles into the United States from Hong Kong. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/nyregion/endangered-turtles-smuggling-queens.html?_r=0

'World's Most Endangered' Turtle, Over 100 Years Old, Could Be Mom Soon. PHOTO: The female Yangtze giant softshell turtle is seen basking and the male can be seen in the water.

'World's Most Endangered' Turtle, Over 100 Years Old, Could Be Mom Soon. PHOTO: The female Yangtze giant softshell turtle is seen basking and the male can be seen in the water.

Black-breasted Leaf Turtle ~ Endangered Turtle Hatches at Fort Wayne Children' Zoo. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s newest baby may be small, but the tiny Black-breasted Leaf Turtle could play an important role in saving an endangered species. The teensy terrapin hatched on May 10 after a 75-day incubation. At three weeks old, it weighed just over six grams (about the same weight as a quarter).

Black-breasted Leaf Turtle ~ Endangered Turtle Hatches at Fort Wayne Children' Zoo. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s newest baby may be small, but the tiny Black-breasted Leaf Turtle could play an important role in saving an endangered species. The teensy terrapin hatched on May 10 after a 75-day incubation. At three weeks old, it weighed just over six grams (about the same weight as a quarter).

Diamondback terrapin turtles have been nearing extinction for the last century but they now have a chance at survival due to the efforts of high school students, who helped influence legislation to prohibit their capture. These students deserve our praise for their persistent efforts.

Diamondback terrapin turtles have been nearing extinction for the last century but they now have a chance at survival due to the efforts of high school students, who helped influence legislation to prohibit their capture. These students deserve our praise for their persistent efforts.

'World's Most Endangered' Turtle, Over 100 Years Old, Could Be Mom Soon - ABC News

'World's Most Endangered' Turtle, Over 100 Years Old, Could Be Mom Soon - ABC News

3800 Turtles (An Entire Species?) Rescued From Shipping Crate - Turtle experts used to believe there were fewer than 3,000 Philippine Forest Turtles left in the world.  So imagine their surprise and horror when on June 18 they stumbled across 3,800 of these turtles stacked on top of each other in a cement tank in a Chinese-owned warehouse in the Philippines.  Were thieves trying to steal an entire species of turtles?

3800 Turtles (An Entire Species?) Rescued From Shipping Crate - Turtle experts used to believe there were fewer than 3,000 Philippine Forest Turtles left in the world. So imagine their surprise and horror when on June 18 they stumbled across 3,800 of these turtles stacked on top of each other in a cement tank in a Chinese-owned warehouse in the Philippines. Were thieves trying to steal an entire species of turtles?

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