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ENDANGERED: North America's Tiniest Turtle Vanishing

Animals  (tags: endangered, wildanimals, wildlife, TURTLES, BOG TURTLE, bog Turtle, habitat loss, turtles, protection, habitat, environment, animals, animalwelfare, death )

- 2568 days ago -
Despite decades of conservation work, populations of North America's smallest turtle, the bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii), is continuing to decline.

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Elle B (84)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 1:25 pm
Noted, thank-you. Sickening and saddening. . . would the alien invaders causing all of this vaporize off the planet please.

Irene Ling (23)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 1:37 pm
sadly noted .......

Cindy C (125)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 3:19 pm

irene davis (74)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 4:08 pm
thank you!

Lindsey Williams (234)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 7:12 pm
They are so cute...I wish there was something more we could do...thanks cal.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 9:41 pm
awwwww! that is sad Cal :-0

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 9:59 pm
Really sad news. Hope the remaining will be saved. Hope we could do something for them too.

Eddah Tole (12)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 11:53 pm
anything that might actually be extinct one day is very sad news. hope the turtle makes it off the list

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Friday May 13, 2011, 12:13 am
Noted, Thanks

Ioana B (132)
Friday May 13, 2011, 7:59 am
What a sad,sad story and the humans are to blame for everything
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