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Saving the Top 100 Threatened Species – a Question of Valuing Life

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Inter Press Service News Agency

Publication Date
2012-09-17

JEJU, South Korea, Sep 15 2012 (IPS) - The Red River Giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is the stuff of legend in Vietnam. The fabled turtle in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake is popularly known by the name Kim Qui or Golden Turtle God, and it made its first historical appearance in 250 BC.

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http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/09/saving-the-top-100-threatened-species-a-question-of-valuing-life/