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Saving a Pacific ambassador from extinction

  • Nani Afrida

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, March 5 2013 | 01:05 pm
Saving a Pacific ambassador from extinction

PREMIUM At risk: A leatherback turtle sits on a beach in West Papua in this undated photo. Courtesy of Daniel TaduTurtles are cute but scared animals.

Hindus believe the world is supported by four of them, while others believe turtles are a symbol of long life and peace.

In several areas of Indonesia, sea turtles are very important for ceremonies. On the Kei islands in Maluku, people hunt se...