A Call to End the Snapping Turtle Hunt

Feb 24, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - CORNWALL – Snapping turtles often move slowly but attempts to preserve the species in Ontario have taken on a sprinter’s pace.

A report released Tuesday by the David Suzuki Foundation – The Road to Extinction: A call to end the snapping turtle hunt – illustrated several serious threats to the species’ survival in the province.

Ontario snapping turtles already contend with the perils of roads, habitat loss and environmental degradation.

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