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Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 21 (ANI): A living member of a species of giant tortoise long thought to be extinct has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Ferdinandina.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Midnapore (West Bengal) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): Officials from Belda Forest Department recovered 19 tortoises from Khakurda market here on Sunday, and arrested one man in connection with the case.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] Sep 6 (ANI): In a joint operation with Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and Forest Department, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials on Thursday seized 523 endangered Indian star tortoises from one train passenger at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 27 (ANI): Remember that old story, where we learnt that slow and steady always wins the race? Turns out, over the long-run, the race will indeed go to the slower, steadier animal.
Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 05 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1125 Indian Star tortoises from Vizag railway station and arrested three people who were illegally transporting the tortoises.
Updated : 2 years, 9 months ago IST
Vijayawada [Andhra Pradesh] [India], Feb 20 (ANI): At least two persons were apprehended by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) here on Tuesday for trafficking 406 Indian star tortoises.
Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 27 (ANI): You may have to avoid keeping those reptiles and amphibians like turtles, snakes, lizards, tortoises as pets as 75 per cent of them die during their first year, warns a recent study.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], August 6 (ANI): US researchers have revealed that roadside fencing, which is meant to help desert tortoise, can actually overheat them leading to their death.
Malkangiri (Odisha) [India], June 16 (ANI): The Chitrakonda Police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Friday seized a tortoise-laden pick up van and arrested three persons for carrying the amphibious animals.
Malda (West Bengal) [India], Feb 25 (ANI): A total of 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises were seized by railway authorities here on Friday.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct. 14 (ANI): The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers have seized 199 Indian Star tortoises and Black Pond turtles allegedly from two passengers travelling on UAE passports at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on the intervening night of Thur