Thousands of vulnerable turtles released back into the wild as part of repopulation effort

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A gentle wave of freshly released yellow-spotted turtles surged back into a river in Peru’s Amazon region with adults and children looking on, and in some cases helping herd stragglers back on course. This was part of a project between the public and private sectors within the Maynas province of Peru to help repopulate the river and preserve the tiny turtles, whose species has been categorized as vulnerable.

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