The loggerhead turtle. Photo: Charles Grosvenor

Chinese poachers to blame for sharp fall in turtle numbers off Japan, says conservation group

  • Police in Zhoushan found 128 dead turtles in a truck, two of which had been tagged by conservation group on the southern Japanese island of Yakushima
  • Founder of the group says turtle numbers on the island have fallen by a quarter in five years
Topic |   Japan

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The loggerhead turtle. Photo: Charles Grosvenor
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