Biologist Andrea Gielens brought some of the coastal painted turtles to show Shortreed Elementary’s Eco-Tigers club members on Thursday

Helping Hands for Painted Turtles

Biologist Andrea Gielens brought some of the coastal painted turtles to show Shortreed Elementary’s Eco-Tigers club members

Biologist Andrea Gielens brought some of the coastal painted turtles to show Shortreed Elementary’s Eco-Tigers club members on Thursday, Oct. 24.

The turtles are raised from eggs in captivity, in a project in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Zoo, to give the endangered turtles a better chance at survival when released back into the wild.

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