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Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

The young patient writhes on the operating table, kicking its flippers. A team of medical attendants turns it over, revealing an underbelly cluttered with tumors, some as big as golf balls.

dateFeb 07, 2016 in Ecology
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Vietnam's beloved sacred turtle dies: state media

A sacred giant turtle venerated as a symbol of Vietnam's independence struggle has died, state media said, prompting an outpouring of grief and fears the death bodes ill for an upcoming communist leadership handover.

dateJan 20, 2016 in Ecology
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