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Help stop illegal sea turtle poaching

(From guampdn.com) United States- Sea turtle poaching is an ongoing problem on Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands and the federal government is asking for the public”s help to stop the practice. The green sea turtle is a threatened animal. The Hawksbill turtle is an endangered animal. Both can be found on Guam. The decline of green sea turtles is attributed to people poaching the species and the threat posed by monitor lizards, stray dogs and cats. Off-roading, people accidentally stepping on nesting areas, development and unawareness of poaching regulations are examples of human actions that displace the turtles and its eggs.


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