Cambodia’s last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

The crtically endangered Royal Turtle walks on the sand in Koh Kong province of Cambodia on Febraury 3, 2015Efforts to save Cambodia's Royal Turtle, one of the world's most critically endangered species, are being hampered by dredging and illegal forest clearances, a wildlife conservation group warned Monday. The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Cambodian government have been desperately trying to protect the tiny remaining pocket of batagur affinis turtles for more than a decade after their numbers plummeted.

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April 25, 2016 8:51 pm

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