Star tortoise, soft shell turtles rescued in Telangana
Star tortoises and soft shell turtles are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, a press release said.
Selling and buyingthemare against the Act, the release said. On information that some shops were selling the species, two teams of forest officials conducted a raid and made the seizure.
The teams arrested three shopkeepers and registered a case against them, the release added.
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