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    Service biologist Sue Cameron searches for birds. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

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  • Southeast Region

    October 18, 2021 | 2 minute read

    Together, we will connect lands and waters to sustain fish, wildlife and plants by being visionary leaders, bold innovators and trusted partners, working with and for people.  Learn more...


  • Several small turtles with yellow and brown shells being watered in a sink
    Information icon Mexican box turtles being watered before transfer to the Memphis zoo. Photo credit USFWS.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Works with Partners to Rescue Rare Turtles at Memphis Port of Entry

    May 24, 2021 | 4 minute read

    The shipment was declared as “gifts,” but U.S. Customs and Border Protection agricultural specialists weren’t convinced. They referred the large cardboard box to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) wildlife inspectors, who peered into the container only to discover baby formula cans lined with aluminum foil. They opened one. Inside was a white athletic sock. Inside that: Terrapene carolina mexicana, a Mexican box turtle tightly wrapped in duct tape. The rare turtle, and 19 more, were being illegally shipped through the United States en route to Asia at the Port of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee.  Learn more...

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