Pig-nosed turtles returned to wild

Growing up in the bush I’ve always enjoyed doing stories on wildlife.

In this case the story was about some unusual pig-nosed turtles, something I had never come across before.

The turtles have been hatched in captivity in a Conservation Commission hatchery, but were being released into the Daly River after they had been used in a study by local scientists.

[flv:http://raeallen.net/video/pig-nosed-turtle.flv 660 493]

Talent: Dr. Arthur Georges, Research consultant
To air: ABC-TV News, 30 December 1986

 

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