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Federal Officials Recommend Listing Loggerhead Sea Turtles as An Endangered Species


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, loggerhead turtles, endangered, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1654 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades.



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BarbCat SunshineLady (1650)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 5:00 pm
It's about time!! Thnx Cher!!
 

Erin R. (169)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 5:22 pm
Good news!
 

Betsy Bee (1060)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 8:52 pm
It is abouy time as Barb says. These poor turtles have been the by catch of the shrimping industry for decades.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 9:52 pm
About time too! I hope it passes and holds.
 

Rebecca D. (13)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 11:12 pm
thanks cher
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 11:46 pm
noted thanks Cher
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 11:58 pm
Thanks and I've noted! It looks like all animals will come under this category soon! We better take heed and care for them! The first step to caring for them would be....leave them alone to live their lives! Let them survive!
 
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