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Turtle conservation

Forty years ago, poachers were leaving these Pacific beaches in northern Michoacan with truckloads of giant black turtles. Their meat was eaten and the shells were used to make tortoise-shell trinkets. Their population dropped dramatically.

But here, the local residents of an ancient tribe, called the Nagua, have taken it upon themselves to become guardians of these fascinating creatures.
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