Re: NANFA-- Re: snapping turtles
Wed, 6 Sep 2000 19:00:34 EDT

In a message dated 9/6/00 6:56:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< I agree with Moon. Several years ago I read about a program to export
Alligator Snapping turtles to India to be released in the Ganges river.
(stop reading here if you're squemish). The number of partially cremated
bodies was becoming quite the pollution hazard and it was hoped that the
turtles would scavenge the bodies and reduced the problem.
That sounds like a job for a snapper but you would think the crocodiles would
take care of that;( Most of my snapper observations has taken place in W.Va.
but the snappers here are just as interested in a dead chicken.

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