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Monday, August 27, 2007

Pakistan Cracks Down on Turtle Hunting

Looks like Pakistan is making moves to protect fresh water turtles.

The NWFP Wildlife Department has banned the hunting of fresh water turtles and has categorised six species of turtles found in NWFP as ‘protected species’, NWFP Wildlife Chief Conservator Dr Mumtaz Malik told Daily Times on Sunday.

Good for them. You don´t hear much on these issues from Pakistan.

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