Endangered turtles threatened by road users

Their underbellies resemble a brightly coloured masterpiece by Michelangelo (or maybe Leonardo or Raphael). But Greater Victoria’s native turtle population is being threatened by one of man’s newer creations.

Earlier this month, five baby Western painted turtles – a species deemed endangered on Vancouver Island – became roadkill on Beaver Lake Road.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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