One of the turtles which has been released into the Amazon
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Thousands of turtle hatchlings released into Amazon

A hundred thousand turtle hatchlings have been released into the Amazon by Bolivia, to try to repopulate several endangered species of turtles.

The country's environment ministry said the purpose was to protect two species of turtles, the Podocnemis expansa and Podocnemis unifilis.

  • 17 Dec 2015
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