Archive for September 2016

Interview with TSA’s Sheena Koeth

by Howard Goldstein  Sheena Koeth is the Veterinary Care Manager for TSA, and has spent the last half of August in Madagascar, visiting and evaluating TSA’s tortoise confiscation centers. Q: What were the goals of this trip? I went to southern Madagascar to assess four different facilities that we oversee and to mentor the veterinarian in…

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by Howard Goldstein  Given the TSA’s involvement all over the globe, it can be easy to forget that the United States is the turtle capital of the world, with the greatest number of chelonian species of any country. Although turtles as a group are fortunately far more secure in the U.S. than in most of the…

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