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11/30/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2023 17:59

Saving the Bell's turtle

Saving the Bell's turtle

Published 30 November 2023
Image: A baby Bell's turtle

Each year, almost 100 percent of Bell's turtle nests are raided by foxes, putting them at high risk of extinction.

So, with turtle nesting season well and truly upon us, what can we do to help protect this threatened native species?

We had a chat with UNE PhD candidate, Lou Streeting, to find out more about the Bell's turtle, what the general public can do to help, and some of the important work currently underway to save the species.

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