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Cambodian Royal Turtle Nearly Extinct, Less Than 10 in Wild

Cambodia's Royal Turtle is nearly extinct, with fewer than 10 left in the wild, because increased sand dredging and illegal clearance of flooded forest have shrunk its habitat, a conservationist group warned Monday.   The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement that for several years the small remaining population of Royal Turtles, "perhaps numbering fewer than 10" have been successfully protected in the Sre Ambel river system by a joint...

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