State of emergency declared for Ontario's turtles - Sudbury - CBC News

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By Marina Von Stackelberg, CBC News Ottawa, July 9, 2017

Ontario's major turtle trauma centre is declaring a state of emergency after taking in nearly 600 injured turtles this year.

The hospital at the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre is bursting with the number of turtles it's trying to rehabilitate.

Turtle surgeon Sue Carstairs spends most of her days operating on dozens of turtle shells that have been crushed by cars.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/turtle-state-of-emergency-1.4190813