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Conservationists Trying To Help Turtles Thrive In Forest Preserve

Conservationists Trying To Help Turtles Thrive In Forest Preserve

http://hekpol.pl/88314-ivermectin-in-frankreich-kaufen-64783/ CHICAGO (CBS) — Radio transmitters with long antennae were attached to a dozen turtles on Friday and the turtles were then released into a south suburban forest preserve where it’s hoped they’ll produce more turtles.

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Cook County Forest Preserve District wildlife biologist Chris Anchor said turtles tagged on Friday included snapping turtles, painted turtles, and red-eared sliders.

where to buy ivermectin tablets for humans “What we have seen over the year is that turtles are in trouble, inasmuch as they have very limited areas that they can actually lay eggs that are safe,” Anchor said.

Forest Preserve District wildlife biologist Chris Anchor said, to prepare the area near Wampum Lake, crews removed invasive species of plants and did prescribed burns, which helped to make the soil soft enough for female turtles to dig holes in which to lay their eggs.