Ontario bans snapping turtle hunt
Metro Ottawa

By Ryan Tumilty, Ottawa Metro News, April 3, 2017

Snapping turtles have one less reason to fear you after the provincial government moved to end hunt for the slow-moving reptiles.The government announced Monday that killing or trapping the animals will now be illegal.

Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources Kathryn McGarry said the government has been concerned about snapping-turtle populations for some time and decided it was time for a change.


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