Endangered Turtles Hatched at Columbus Zoo in Breeding Milestone

In 2010, the Columbus Zoo helped fly 85 Yellow-headed Temple Turtles to permanent homes in the U.S. and Europe. The turtles were part of an illegal shipment of more than 1,300 turtles seized en route to food markets in China. The Columbus Zoo provided an emergency grant to the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), which placed the turtles in skilled zoological facilities with breeding programs to ensure the species’ survival… Read more from the Richland Source HERE!