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482 Sundhari Turtles found dead in UP pond

482 Sundhari Turtles found dead in UP pond

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Forest Department has found that out of the 654 rarely found flapshell turtles, 482 turtles were dead whereas the remaining ones are in a very critical condition. They belonged to Lissemys punctata species, which under 'The Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, is a preserved species. These turtles were being smuggled while the smugglers have succeeded to escape.

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