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Cambodia | Over 50 eggs of critically endangered turtle found along recently protected river

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Three nests with 51 eggs of the nearly-extinct Royal Turtle have been found at wetlands in the Sre Ambel River in southwestern Cambodia's Koh Kong province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said in a press release on Wednesday.

The eggs were spotted by conservationists from the Fisheries Administration, WCS and a local nest protection team, the release said.

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