Eating endangered tortoises

Feb 24, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - The expat workers Zhang Hongyuan, Chen Caijan, Lin Guibin and Shi Jiahua obtained rare Bell’s Hinged tortoises “for personal consumption”.

When police and animal welfare officials raided the Chinese workers’ homes near Bikita, in southeastern Zimbabwe, they found the meat and skeletal remains from 40 of the at risk reptiles.

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