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No. 56, 23rd November 2012


1. Hau Giang province, Vietnam: 31.5 kg Asiatic softshell turtle caught

SOURCE: - DATE: 19th November 2012

On the 10th November, a 31.5 kg Asiatic softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea) was accidentally caught by Mr. Le Van Luu, Chau Thanh district, Hau Giang province while he was cleaning up a canal. He said that his neighbours sometimes also catch this species, one weighed 29.5 kg.

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