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Poachers push India’s freshwater turtles to the brink of extinction

The population of freshwater turtles in the river Ganges and its tributaries in India has been critically endangered by poachers. People have been illegally catching turtles in the Gangetic basin for years. Shailendra Singh, country director of the Turtle Survival Alliance India, says 11 species in the Ganges and its tributaries are most endangered because of […]