Rescue the turtles!

Good new! A few weeks ago conservation biologists estimated that there were 3,000 Philippine forest turtles left in the world. But it turns out there are around 3,800!

Bad news: The reason the have this recount is they found all 3,800 piled up in a shipping crate.

That’s right, the entirety of a species on the verge of extinction due to being poached and put into the back of a shipping crate. Every. Single. One.

Read about the awesome efforts of turtle groups around the world to release these little guys over at The Dododsc_41951-222661.