Saving Guatemala’s White Turtle

Conservations groups in Guatemala are rallying to the aid of the endangered Central American river turtle, the victim of poaching and habitat loss. Also known as the “white turtle”, the reptile’s meat and eggs are sought after by poachers, even in officially protected areas like the Maya Biosphere Reserve. Photo Credit: National Geographic via BioQuick News.

Conservationists Rally to Aid of Rare Guatemalan Turtle
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40 comments

Winn Adams
Winn A4 years ago

Great!

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Elaine A.
Elaine Al Meqdad4 years ago

I hope that they can be saved, they are beautiful!

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Shin Takahashi
Shin Takahashi5 years ago

Appreciate to all those who tried to save the rare white turtles.

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Richelle Rausch
Richelle Rausch5 years ago

Turtles deserve to be saved and protected. Wish there was a click attached!

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Carolyn SmithSmith
Cally Smith5 years ago

Wonderful people I hope with all my heart that you succeed

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Parvez Zuberi
Parvez Zuberi5 years ago

GOD Bless these people who are trying to save these rare turtles

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Dee D.
De D5 years ago

Hope the white turtle can be saved

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Lynn C.
Lynn C5 years ago

Kudos to those conservationists!

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Judith Corrigan
Judith Corrigan5 years ago

People should be rewarded for stopping poaching.

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David V.
David V5 years ago

Poachers need to be shot on sight........why can't we just leave animals alone!

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