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Thursday
Mar052009

Large tortoise consignment seized in Pakistan

Sindh Wildlife Department officials have seized around 550 Central Asian Tortoises from a Karachi-bound train, reports the Daily Times

Heavy consignment of Afghan tortoises recovered
Daily Times
5 March 2009


KARACHI: Sindh Wildlife Department officials recovered a heavy consignment of around 550 Afghan tortoises or horsefield tortoises from a railway cargo compartment of Quetta-Karachi bound train, the Bolan Mail.

Pakistan Railways had officially registered the wooden boxes carrying these tortoises as normal cargo.

More at: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2009%5C03%5C05%5Cstory_5-3-2009_pg12_6

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