World Turtle News, 05/14/2020
Mexico finds 15,000 turtles in crates bound for China
Mexican authorities said Tuesday they have seized a shipment of 158 wooden crates bound for China containing about 15,000 fresh-water turtles, some of them endangered. The environmental prosecutors´office said the crates were found at a freight facility on the outskirts of Mexico City. The turtles included white-lipped mud turtles, Mexican giant musk turtles, narrow-bridged musk turtles and the common red-eared slider.
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