the yellow-margined box turtle

turtle hunting


Feicuei Dam in taiwan is one of the habitat of the endangered yellow-margined box turtle, and that area has been a protection area for the past 25 years. however, recently many people break into the protection area to look for these turtles, some even tried to use mousetraps to catch them. these poor turtles are sold to people in china and turned into chinese medicine.

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