Tortoise at Large

Tortoise at Large

Tortoise at Large is a monthly feature that covers current news and issues relating to Tortoises and Turtles around the world.


Extinction Threatened

cbd-logoMore than 20% of the world’s reptiles and amphibians face extinction. Visit this site to see which free living reptile communities in your state are in extreme danger.


Protection Minimal


Despite their fragility, reptiles are afforded little to no legal protection. For example, in the U.S., the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) (7 U.S.C. § 2131) is the only U.S. federal law that address animals used in research. In the case of reptiles, however, the law affords no protection.


Act Now


A petition sponsored by the Animal Legal Defense Fund to extend rights to all animals including reptiles


National Reptile Awareness Day, India

keralaThe Kerala state government (India) is urged to organize awareness programs and establish a a National Reptile Awareness Day.








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