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World's Largest Freshwater Turtle, the Yangtze Softshell Turtle Almost Extinct


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Ismail
- 128 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The only two Yangtze Softshell Turtle 81 year old female and her 101 year old fellow member of the same species failed two times to reproduce . The scientists blame it on the wrong diet for the turtles and the bad manners of the Shuzhou Zoo visitors



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Dave C. (214)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 12:59 pm
noted signed.....
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:00 pm
noted, thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:04 pm
Thans for this.
 

Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1464)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:05 pm


Thnx hun!

 

John De Avalon (35)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:08 pm
Gladly signed ...
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:11 pm
Signed > Apr 26, 22:10 # 12
& Thank you Ismail and Patricia
 

. (0)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:15 pm
Done! TY Ismail
 

Roseann D. (178)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:17 pm
You can't blame them for not wanting to subject their offspring to what they've experienced by stupid, insensitive subhuman visitors to the zoo.
 

Nicole L. (57)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:20 pm
S & N.
 

Ted W. (89)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:32 pm
Noted!\ signed\ shared liberally! Thanks Ismail!!
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:34 pm
signed
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:50 pm
TY, Ismail. signed.
 

Krista Slavin (188)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 1:54 pm
How sad. Another creature about to be extinct.
 

Joan M. (1090)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:05 pm
How very sad, can't they close the turtle exhibit and let them have some peace and quiet, and also change their diet then maybe they will reproduce. Petition signed, noted & shared. Thanks Ismail & Patricia
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:08 pm
S&N,thanks for sharing
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:15 pm
ty Ismail
 

Kerstin Strobl (340)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:17 pm
Signed
 

Ilona V. (0)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:21 pm
Thanks Ismail & Patricia . Signed & noted.

We've got 40 signatures, help us get to 2,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:41 pm
S+S-thx Patricia+Ismail
 

Bruce C D. (60)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:57 pm
Signed, noted.
 

Ondine J. (134)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:58 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Ismail. Patricia and Ted for the forward
 

Carrie B. (309)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:10 pm
Signed and noted.
 

AniMae Chi (402)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:17 pm
AniMaeChi
Apr 27, 07:47
# 73
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:25 pm
It's such a beautiful turtle!
 

Annemie O. (161)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:30 pm
N & S
 

KAREN G. (232)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:30 pm
S&N TY
 

Inge Bjorkman (138)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:32 pm
Signed

Love
 

Holly Schaeffer (35)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:32 pm
Signed
 

Barry B. (20)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:36 pm
S&N. Thanks.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (96)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:41 pm
Signed !! thank you
 

daryl bishop (306)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:47 pm
signed and noted thank you
 

tasunka m. (334)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:49 pm
absolutely signed,I used to see them in the bvi all the time
so sad
thanks Ashley
 

Maggy G. (45)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:50 pm
Signed.
 

Roberto M. (56)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:57 pm
Signed and Noted
 

Patricia Raven (444)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:00 pm
Signed and noted
 

Mary T. (291)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:05 pm
Thank you Patricia & Ismail and Ashley for forwarding - signed, noted & shared
 

Penny C. (79)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:12 pm
Done
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:12 pm
signed & noted
 

Brenda P. (127)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:18 pm
noted and shared
 

Nyack Clancy (433)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:19 pm
Nyack,
you took action on April 26, 2014
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:36 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Laura T. (109)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:46 pm
s&n
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:59 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Tanya W. (46)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:02 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Rae Nelson (47)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:21 pm
Noted and signed-thank you
 

SuSanne P. (182)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:21 pm
THANK YOU
for signing:
World's Largest Freshwater Turtle, the Yangtze Softshell Turtle Almost Extinct
Thank you Ismail and Asley for the forward!
 

J Harris (35)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:37 pm
Signed & noted.
 

Anette S. (24)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:44 pm
noted & signed
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 7:09 pm
Gladly signed.
 

Betty K. (284)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 7:25 pm
Sounds like they should be in a more protected living space.
 

Elisa F. (235)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 7:28 pm
#191 S&N. Thanks to Ismail, Patricia L. & Ashley for fwd.
 

Cindy Miars (77)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 7:46 pm
Signed & noted.
 

cathie S. (154)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 8:20 pm
Noted,Signed N Shared
 

Susan Allen (221)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 8:40 pm
Noted, signed and shared # 210

It only makes sense that they should be moved so that they can be protected and allowed to reproduce to save the species. To do otherwise, will condemn this species of turtle to certain extinction.
 

Laurie H. (710)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 8:41 pm
Signed & Shared With Many Thanks Ismail & Ted for the forward~~~
 

Rhonda B. (104)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 8:51 pm
noted, thank you.
 

Allen O. (180)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 9:18 pm
signed and noted
 

Ana MESNER (190)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 9:39 pm
Signed my dear friends.
 

Mike H. (220)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 10:19 pm

thank you
for signing:
World's Largest Freshwater Turtle, the Yangtze Softshell Turtle Almost Extinct
 

Mariann Rannenberg (148)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 11:12 pm
SIGNED & NOTED!!
 

Sherry B. (53)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 11:36 pm
S&N. Agree w/Susan Allen, let's hope they move them & it all works out...how sad if we lose these turtles forever.
 

Cathy B. (193)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 11:43 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you Ismail & Ted.
 

Colin Hope (244)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:09 am
Done n dusted!!
 

Sabine H. (177)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:18 am
noted and signed!!!
 

Sabine H. (177)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:18 am
noted and signed!!!
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:33 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Ismail and Ted!
 

Angela K. (153)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:59 am
ANGELA,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON APRIL 26, 2014
 

Heidi Walderra (136)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:18 am
Noted and Signed
 

Ruth L. (296)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:41 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Ismail, Patricia & Ted.
 

Karen Baker (66)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:02 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:09 am
Victoria, you took action on April 27, 2014.
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:32 am
noted, signed, tks
 

Daniel Colombo (19)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:36 am
S & N
 

Arild Warud (163)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:47 am
Signed.
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (239)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:53 am
signed + noted
 

John S. (301)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 3:08 am
Signed and noted.
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 3:23 am
noted
 

Kaileen Reynolds (53)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:11 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (546)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:16 am
N&S
 

Jeaneen A. (126)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:17 am
S+N
 

Sylvie A. (135)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:22 am
Signée et partagée, merci.
 

Christina C. (39)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:29 am
Noted & signed
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:52 am
Signed
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:57 am
noted, signed, shared on fb, twitt, g+, thx
 

anonymous X. (93)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:09 am
Thanks Ismael
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:23 am
Gladly signed, ty Ismail.
 

Marianne R. (101)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:42 am
S&N.
 

Jinny L. (66)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 6:47 am
Action completed on April 26th. Thank you Ismail and Patricia.
 

Val R. (239)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 7:29 am
Previously signed.
 

Carlene V. (203)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 7:56 am
Petition signed. So frustrating that they apparently know what they should do to save them but seemingly won't do.
 

Glen Venezio (44)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 8:13 am
signed
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 8:30 am
Mrs. Terrie Williams, TX Apr 27, 10:30 # 550 SSN
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 8:32 am
Mrs. Terrie Williams, TX Apr 27, 10:30 # 550 SSN
 

pam w. (191)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 9:02 am
Done! Without one shred of hope....
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 9:40 am
k thanks.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 10:08 am
Noted and signed
 

Rhonda B. (104)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 10:29 am
Noted & Signed.
 

Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 10:49 am
Done
 

Dawn Mason (107)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:03 am
Done
 

Tina F. (97)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:13 am
Signed and noted!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:37 am
petycja podpisana
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:51 am
signed with great sadness and a dash of hope this petition gets them moved before they are extinct
 

Debbie W. (115)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:59 am
Signed/Shared
 

Tommy Y. (53)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:08 pm
Thank you, Ismail and Patricia. Petition noted, signed, and shared on my Facebook timeline.
 

A F. (131)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:09 pm
done thanks
 

Miia Suuronen (14)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:29 pm
Signed.
 

Chris C. (149)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:21 pm
S & N
 

Nancy C. (798)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:31 pm
s/sh in fb groups...ty
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:33 pm
I hope everyone who has the ability to save these turtles, will do so.
 

Michela m. (3904)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 2:56 pm
S&N
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:29 pm
Signed.
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (159)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:45 pm
Noted, Signed & Shared. Thanks Ismail.
Also, thanks for forwarding, Ashley.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:14 pm
Signed. Why aren't they isolated from the public?
 

Diana Viaplana (30)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:32 pm
signed and noted
 

Shirley S. (174)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:40 pm
N&S Common sense SHOULD prevail.
 

Dandelion G. (386)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:42 pm
THANK YOU
for signing:
World's Largest Freshwater Turtle, the Yangtze Softshell Turtle Almost Extinct

I signed but this doesn't look good. What sad days for the amount of species that are forever leaving us due to mankind's stupidity and greed.
 

S J. (116)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 6:23 pm
thanks, Ismail
 

Monica D. (580)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 6:57 pm
Signed.
 

AwayPlzNoMail V. (171)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 9:33 pm
S&N, Thanks
 

Ivana Brekalo (67)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:07 pm
Signed and noted.Thanks,Ismail.
 

Leslie Stanick (61)
Monday April 28, 2014, 12:20 am
Please protect this last pair of turtles, from rude visitors, who cause stress to the turtles by throwing garbage in the breeding pool. Please post educational signs and allow no access to the pool from above, or beside. Perhaps install a clear wall around the pool so stupid unkind visitors cannot harass the turtles. that they are only now being protected is tragic. a breeding program should have taken place years ago.
 

Victoria Oakey (110)
Monday April 28, 2014, 12:28 am
signed and noted. Ty.
 

Monika Ka (12)
Monday April 28, 2014, 2:36 am
Thanks.
 

AwayNoMailPlze V. (170)
Monday April 28, 2014, 4:30 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

B Lewenza (76)
Monday April 28, 2014, 5:24 am
NOTED This is just the ignorance of some people I have witnessed this at a few places where people through or hand feed animals junk foods and it just makes me want to scream. This is horrible that they pay the price for human ignorance. Either they think it is funny or they just don't know but there should be signs around this pool advising people not to do this. Sad
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Monday April 28, 2014, 7:41 am
Noted and signed. Love turtles! x
 

Terry H. (3)
Monday April 28, 2014, 8:11 am
Signed, shared and noted
 

J D. (84)
Monday April 28, 2014, 9:49 am
S+S+N Thx Ismail & Patricia. Wow !! If they know what the problem is why don't they fix it ...i.e. give the Turtles the proper diet, & a protected enclosure etc. Make the turtles safe & happy . Perhaps they shouldn't be on display & should be treated better then maybe they will have better results.
 

MaicaSUMMERVACA B. (94)
Monday April 28, 2014, 10:29 am
s & n thx
 

Mandi T. (424)
Monday April 28, 2014, 10:47 am
A/S
 

Kathryn M. (25)
Monday April 28, 2014, 5:44 pm
Noted. Signed. Shared.
 

Gonklin Brenner (4)
Monday April 28, 2014, 10:07 pm
Oy vey. Signed
 

Val M. (77)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 1:06 am
N&S. "we've got 1,906 signatures, help us get to 2,000."
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 1:15 am
Signed and noted.
 

Sandra Mas (92)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:06 am
Always "in extremis", so sad... Noted and signed, thank you.
 

Elena J. (185)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:13 am
S&N
 

Alison A. (234)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 4:10 am
Signed and noted, thanks Ismail.
 

Rhonda B. (104)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 6:52 am
Noted & Signed, thank you.
 

Gabriella Serafino (94)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 11:38 am
Signed with LOVE
 

Alexandra Ekdahl (51)
Friday May 2, 2014, 12:59 am
Noted & signed, thank you.
 

Alex Keir (1)
Friday May 2, 2014, 7:22 pm
noted and signed
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 12:04 am
noted and signed
 

Kerry C. (47)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 8:29 am
Noted and signed. Thanks!!
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 12:07 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Liv B. (0)
Monday May 5, 2014, 8:12 am
Liv,
you took action on April 28, 2014
you can help by sharing
thanks
 

Barry T. (847)
Monday May 5, 2014, 9:22 am
noted, shared, already signed - thanks!

Barry,
you took action on April 28, 2014
 

Andrew C. (5)
Monday May 5, 2014, 7:54 pm
N&S
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 10:54 am
These animals do NOT belong in a ZOO. If they have a chance of surving; Take pictures to show your visitors and put them in Sanctuary.
 

Maggy G. (45)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 4:51 pm
Signed.
 

Michael Holland (9)
Thursday May 8, 2014, 4:23 am
Signed and noted
 

Ben Oscarsito (335)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 2:14 am
Signed! (Finally...)
http://voices.yahoo.com/10-facts-yangtze-giant-softshell-turtles-7575150.html?cat=58
 

federico bortoletto (34)
Sunday May 11, 2014, 6:07 am
Già firmato e condiviso.
 

Sherri Martin (156)
Tuesday May 13, 2014, 2:21 pm
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook
 

Cinzia Palamara (64)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 11:39 am
Signed & noted. Thanks Ismail
 

Charlie Rush (53)
Wednesday May 28, 2014, 7:44 pm
Albert Einstein said:
'Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion, to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty'.

I guess too many people have not heeded his advise.
 

Ellen J. (89)
Thursday May 29, 2014, 4:24 am
Signed, noted, & shared. Thanks for sharing with me Janice.
 

Brad Hunter (25)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 7:34 am
thanks
 

Yvonne F. (170)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 9:45 am
Tragic!!!! Alreay signed, but now noted as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks Ismail
 
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