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Wildlife Week 2019: A saga of India's Turtle Man Friday and the sea turtles he is fighting to protect
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Wildlife Week 2019: A saga of India's Turtle Man Friday and the sea turtles he is fighting to protect

Sea turtle have been around for the last 220 million years. since the time of the dinosaurs.

World Turtle Day: Two wildlife biologists are encouraging people to document species in India
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World Turtle Day: Two wildlife biologists are encouraging people to document species in India

Anuja Mital and Sneha Dharwadkar host a celebration every year on World Turtle Day, with a week-long spotting event. They also run a Facebook page called Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises of India, where they encourage people to post photographs of turtles and tortoises they have spotted all over India. Social media is a good outreach platform and we cannot conserve animals without the help of the community, they say.

How Kélonia, a sea turtle farm-turned-observatory in the Indian Ocean, is helping save the species
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How Kélonia, a sea turtle farm-turned-observatory in the Indian Ocean, is helping save the species

Kélonia, where sea turtles were previously hunted, is now a place where wounded or sick turtles are rehabilitated before they can be released back into the sea | #FirstCulture