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Mass Capture of Indonesian Box Turtles Driving Them Towards Extinction
Animals  (tags: box turtles, trade, Indonesia, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2230 days ago -
Unregulated trade-at 10 to 100 times legal levels-has caused Southeast Asian Box Turtles almost to vanish from parts of Indonesia where they were once common, according to a new report by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.
Illegal Exports Endanger Box Turtles in Malaysia
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, box turtles, exports, illegal, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2293 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- The box turtle is disappearing across Malaysia because of increased illegal hunting for its meat and use in traditional Chinese medicine, wildlife activists said Wednesday. TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network, said i

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