Assam: 235 Indian flap-shell turtles recovered in Guwahati
As many as 235 turtles of rare species were recovered by the Railway Protection Force at Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati during a routine search operation on Saturday. The Indian
As many as 235 turtles of rare species were recovered by the Railway Protection Force at Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati during a routine search operation on Saturday.
The Indian flap-shell turtles were found hidden inside 10 unclaimed bags.
According to the Assam forest department, a wildlife case has been registered in this regard and the seized turtles have been handed over to the Assam State Zoo for treatment and rehabilitation.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.
First Published: 6th February, 2022 14:54 IST
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