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News - October 2011

Pig-nosed Turtles return to Maro River after absence of 30 years

11th October 2011

The 609 Pig-nosed Turtles confiscated in Hong Kong in January this year have finally been returned to Maro River in Papua. All the turtles survived the long journey from Hongkong through Jakarta, then on to Merauke and eventually Bupul village in Papua. The local people in Bupul were delighted to... read more »

IAR helps to return more than 600 Pig-nosed Turtles to the wild

6th October 2011

International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia, together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has assisted the Indonesian Government in the return of more than 600 juvenile Pig-nosed Turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) from Hong Kong to Merauke, in Papua, where the animals will be released... read more »

Man charged over dog's death

3rd October 2011

A four year old female boxer was discovered at 8am on Friday 30 September in a skip in the small village of Kalkara in the South of Malta. A lady walking her dog heard cries coming from the skip and after calling a passing jogger over to assist, they rummaged through the refuse where they found a... read more »

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