Peru Is Releasing Hundreds Of Thousands Of Baby Turtles Into The Wild
The eggs were collected throughout August and cared for until they hatched.By Lindsey Pulse | November 6, 2016
Peruvian environmental authorities have released 17,000 yellow-spotted river turtles into a protected area of Peru's Amazon River Basin.
The turtles, known locally as Taricaya, were released as part of a conservation effort. Peruvian officials consider the spotted turtles a vulnerable species.