spain illegal turtle farm



spanish police recently smashed an illegal turtle farm on the island of Mallorca, and it might be the largest illegal turtle farm in europe. there are over 1,100 turtles and many turtle eggs. over 60 different species are recorded, including endangered species like Kleinmann’s tortoises, radiated tortoises and Vietnamese pond turtle. most of the turtles around the world are threatened because they are trade for their shells, meat as well as being sold as pets.

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