28 Aug

Wildlife department destroys turtle parts

Sadia Qasim Shah in DAWN:

Dried Turtle PartsPESHAWAR, Aug 27: The NWFP Wildlife department on Monday destroyed parts of dead turtles recovered from a hut near the Shah Alam River on the Charsadda Road. An official of the wildlife department said that a week ago some species of turtles were declared ‘endangered species’ by the government and trade and possession of turtles was made illegal.

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