World Turtle News, 11/03/2015
Men charged with illegal taking of snapping turtles
Three men have been charged with possessing snapping turtles in closed season; see the Crime & Punishment section. Rare snake-necked turtles are resettled in Dubbo and turtle fencing is now under construction; see the Conservation section. Children die after eating sea turtle meat and a tortoise causes a security alert; see the Miscellany section.
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Did You Know…
Chelodina, collectively known as snake-necked turtles, is an ancient group of Chelid turtles native to Australia, New Guinea, the Indonesian Rote Island, and East Timor.
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