Malayan Box Turtle Becoming Extinct

The Malayan Box Turtle is disappearing across Malaysia despite a ban on its export, finds a new report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. The turtles are in high demand in East Asia for their meat and for use in traditional Chinese medicine.

Click here for the rest of the story.

1 comment:

  1. wah, batu is very highly sought after. maybe it somehow escaped from pasar malam trader preparing guilingao? :)

    anyway, i think batu must be very happy @ his new home... got water feature (i have to drop by and see this), kangkung, etc... :)



Related Posts with Thumbnails