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Illegal Exports Endanger Box Turtles in Malaysia

Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, box turtles, exports, illegal, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2336 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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Loretta H. (9)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 9:26 am
Why is it that most times I read about animals, turtles,or anything that is on the endangered list, I read that it is used in traditional CHINESE medicine. They are destroying our world and all of its beautiful creatures. Why can't we stop them? What gives them the right to do this? This has to stop right now. I despise them so much for what they are doing. They have no regard for anything that is alive that they can kill.
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