The golden coin turtle is highly sought after for its value and perceived medicinal benefits. Photo: David Wong

Calls to protect endangered golden coin turtle, sold in Hong Kong pet shops for as much as HK$100,000

Native reptile, rarely found anywhere else in the world, faces extinction from uncontrolled poaching and ineffective farming methods

Topic |   Conservation

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The golden coin turtle is highly sought after for its value and perceived medicinal benefits. Photo: David Wong
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