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Posted Date: Saturday 9 March 2019
(HONG KONG, 9th March 2019) In October 2018, 60 Ryukyu black-breasted leaf turtles were intercepted at Hong Kong International Airport and seized by the Hong Kong Customs. The turtles were sent to the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden Wild Animal Rescue Centre for temporary care. On 8 March 2019, four months after they arrived 59 turtles started the long journey back to their native home in Japan.