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Crawling to extinction: Singapore turtle haven fights for life

At its peak around 1,000 of the creatures were housed at The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum, and there had been criticism online of the conditions the reptiles were kept in.

Conservationists release 155 giant tortoises on Galapagos island

The young Chelonoidis hoodensis tortoises were set free on Santa Fe island.

Galapagos giant tortoise gene study hints at longevity secrets

Giant tortoises, which can live for over 100 years in captivity, arrived in the volcanic Galapagos region three to four million years ago.

Man gored by buffalo, woman loses life helping tortoise

The man was trying to catch the buffalo in Pasir Mas while the woman was pierced by a stick at the edge of a lake near Ipoh.

Perhilitan seizes 1,070 tortoises in two raids

The raids involved four Indian nationals keeping wild animals without valid documents in a house in Petaling Jaya and at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Bangladeshi fined RM30k for smuggling 35 black tortoises

Man was heading to Indonesia from Dhaka with tortoises in luggage and was arrested while in transit at KLIA.