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123 sea turtles rescued from Chinese poachers off Palawan

A female turtle lays around 100 eggs per nesting, and hatchlings emerge after 7-12 weeks. Photo by Orlando Maliwanag/Conservation International

Sailors rescued more than a hundred sea turtles from poachers but Chinese nationals who were allegedly buying the endangered animals escaped, the Navy said on Friday.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »