100kg turtle may end up in the pot

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

Endangered species: It took the fisherman almost an hour to reel in the 100kg soft-shell turtle as it put up a struggle.

SIBU: Many fear that an endangered 100kg soft-shell turtle caught by a fisherman in Daro may end up in the cooking pot for a mere RM2,000.

The fisherman who caught the turtle, which is believed to be 50 years old, has said that he plans to sell it in the market here.

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