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Public’s Help Sought To List Michigan Reptiles, Amphibians

Wildlife experts are putting together Michigan’s first statewide inventory of reptiles and amphibians and want the public’s help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015

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Detroit Zoo Takes In Turtles That Were Smuggled Over U.S.-Canadian Border

“The conditions of the turtles vary. It isn’t surprising that some are not doing well given the way they were being smuggled,” DZS chief life sciences officer Scott Carter said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Pet Turtles Blamed For Salmonella Outbreaks, Kids Sickened In Michigan

Many people don’t know that pet reptiles and amphibians can carry bacteria and be a source of human infection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Canada: Man Tried To Smuggle Turtles From US

Authorities are accusing a man of trying to smuggle 70 live turtles and tortoises into Canada through Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

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Karsch And Anderson Top Ten 8-30-11

Why did the man try to bring snakes and turtles onto the plane?

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2011

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Final Group Of Turtles Returned To Kalamazoo River

The last of the turtles that were cared for following last summer’s oil spill in southern Michigan have been released into the Kalamazoo River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2011

Turtles Rescued From Mich. Oil Spill Get New Home

The reptiles, mammals and birds rescued from an oil spill in a southern Michigan river are starting to find new homes.