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Madagascar: 836 young turtles retrieved from poachers

Two poachers have been arrested Tuesday by the police in the protected zone of Itampolo on the side of Tulear in the south-west of the Island. 836 young turtles were found in ten bags.
Three other poachers - leaving out the bags they were carrying - nevertheless managed to take flight at the sight of police. As for the turtles they have already been returned to their natural habitat.


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