« Editor's Choice - Picture of the Day - October 9, 2011 | Main | Editor's Choice - Picture of the Day - October 10, 2011 »

10/10/2011

The Daily Beast - October 10, 2011

OCT10

LAURENT FIEVET/AFP/Getty Images

A Kadoorie farm employee holds a baby pig-nosed turtle in Hong Kong on October 4, 2011. The unique reptile, distinguishable for having a nose which looks like that of a pig, with nostrils at the end of fleshy snout, were confiscated in January this year and were believed to have been caught from the wild in Indonesia. The big haul however only came to public limelight as authorities prepare to release 600 of the surviving baby turtles, of the total 785 seized, back to their native habitat in Indonesian Papua.

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.