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Saving Guatemala’s White Turtle

Conservationists Rally to Aid of Rare Guatemalan Turtle
Science News by NewsLook

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.

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5:50PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

Great!

7:29PM PST on Nov 6, 2012

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

1:14AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

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

3:46PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

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

1:52PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Wonderful people I hope with all my heart that you succeed

3:01AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

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

12:23AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Hope the white turtle can be saved

8:46PM PDT on Apr 12, 2012

Kudos to those conservationists!

4:29PM PDT on Apr 12, 2012

People should be rewarded for stopping poaching.

12:51PM PDT on Apr 12, 2012

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

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