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Seventeen wild turtles set free from reserve

Update: April, 07/2012 - 09:18

QUANG TRI — Seven Lao turtles and 10 trionychid turtles were released into Bac Huong Hoa Nature Reserve in the central province of Quang Tri on Thursday.

The wild animals had been illegally sold to local restaurants for food.

It was the third case of wild animal trafficking uncovered by provincial environment police and forest watch teams since the start of the year. —VNS

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