Two Stores in New York City Stop Selling Baby Slider Turtles!

November 2013

A compassionate citizen alerted PETA to two stores that were unlawfully selling baby slider turtles. We alerted law enforcement, and they seized 22 turtles and four betta fish and cited the stores’ owners.

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