Pond Turtles Head Starting
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Populations of Western Pond Turtles have been in decline for years as their habitat was converted to farms and development and they were devoured by non-native bullfrogs. A captive breeding program at the Oregon Zoo called head starting is making a last-ditch effort to save the species in Washington.
First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Jim Newman
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