World Turtle News, 02/02/2017
Turtle Cemetery Discovered in Brazil
Açude do Cedro, one of Brazil’s oldest dam is now home for more than 400 carcases of dead turtles killed by the drought. Indeed, the reservoir is empty of water right now. The “seriousness” of the situation was recently exposed by zoologist Hugo Fernandes-Ferreira who launched an urgent investigation on the impacts of the drought on the ecosystem.
Turtle News From Around the World
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Crime & Punishment
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