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Riverbanks Zoo and the TSA partnering for Sulawesi Forest Turtles (WIS NEWS 10)
September 12, 2022
By Mary King | February 28, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC – You’ve never seen them on exhibit, but for years Riverbanks Zoo has been working to help ensure the survival of a critically endangered turtle species.
The species is called the Sulawesi Forest Turtle and is only found on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. (Continue reading HERE.) Video after the jump.
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