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“Go be happy”: Thousands of baby river turtles released in Peruvian jungle

Peru Iquitos baby turtles

Iquitos, PeruReuters Some 3,000 baby river turtles native to the Amazon rainforest were released into a Peruvian river on Thursday after hatching from eggs kept on artificial beaches as part of a conservation effort. The river turtles are considered “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and have for many years been killed […]