Shed Aquarium, in Chicago, released 24 Blanding’s Hamsa tortoises, which live in North American waters, and are considered an endangered species. Efforts to support wildlife.
In this regard, the “Euro News” network showed footage while placing small turtles in boxes equipped to be transferred to wildlife in order to preserve them from extinction, and the “Shed Blandings Turtles” animal care team transports them behind the scenes, as turtles are an important part of the The local ecosystem, and its health is an environmental indicator. But they also rely on a head start program.
Release turtles into their environment
Turtles during the transfer process
At the same time, the ponds in the park received 29 new and young turtles of the same species, and a specialized team from the park is raising these turtles from hatching to one year old to give them a better chance of surviving in the wild.
Transporting turtles to the wild
Earlier, a video clip spread on social media, causing a great controversy, during which a group of large turtles appeared running at an unusual speed on this animal known for its slow movement..
And according to what was published by the “Russia Today” news network, this video clip spread on various social media sites, and got tens of millions of views, while the speed of its spread was a reason to clarify its truth, as this clip is actually a three-dimensional artwork, created by Vernon James Manlapaz, a specialist in augmented reality, and recently published it on his personal page in “Instagram”, in which he displays his artworks..