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Pig-nose turtle smuggling

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by vogelcommando, 25 Jan 2015.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    They are a stunning species, and obviously highly sought after in the pet trade. At the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum in Singapore they had a massive collection of ex-pet Pig-noses, held (mostly individually) in small glass tanks on one long wall of a sheltered deck. When someone walked past, they would all bang against the glass to attract the visitors attention and get food. It was a very sad sight.