A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP
A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

From egg hunter to protector, Malaysian ranger battles to save turtles

  • ‘Voracious appetite’ for the eggs, a local delicacy considered by many to be an aphrodisiac, has pushed the endangered reptiles further to the brink
  • Authorities are seeking to ban their sale amid pressure from conservationist groups

Topic |   Malaysia
A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP
A volunteer inspects a green baby sea turtle on the shore of the Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary on Redang island in June. Photo: AFP
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