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Baby Blanding’s turtles, a threatened species, released in Rouge National Urban Park

June 22, 2016

CBC News | June. 21, 2016

The Toronto Zoo and Parks Canada are doing their part to save a threatened species — releasing 36 baby Blanding’s turtles Tuesday into a wetland. The University of Toronto Scarborough is helping with long-term monitoring of the turtles in the park. According to Parks Canada, the TRCA and the zoo, monitoring the turtles and restoring their habitat is vital to the survival of the species. Read more.