04 Oct '11, 12pm

#Biodiversité : pourquoi il faut protéger les forêts tropicales indonésiennes - Bioaddict

#Biodiversité : pourquoi il faut protéger les forêts tropicales indonésiennes - Bioaddict

Hong Kong conservationists on Tuesday said they had seized nearly 800 endangered pig-nosed turtles smuggled from Indonesia, in the Chinese city's biggest haul in its battle against the illegal pet trade. -- PHOTO: AFP HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong conservationists on Tuesday said they had seized nearly 800 endangered pig-nosed turtles smuggled from Indonesia, in the Chinese city's biggest haul in its battle against the illegal pet trade. The baby reptiles, distinguishable by their fleshy snout-like noses, were confiscated in January and were believed to have been caught from the wild in Indonesia before being brought illegally to Hong Kong. The record seizure came to light as authorities prepared to release 600 of the surviving turtles, of the total 785, back to their native habitat in Indonesia's remote Papua province. 'It's the first of its kind (of seizure) in Hong Kong i...

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