“At the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre in Peterborough, the bathroom doubles as an x-ray studio; the kitchen is a nursery, and the freezer is a morgue. The vet who runs the clinic has set up an ICU in her home bathroom.
While turtle sightings are increasingly scarce in Ontario — seven of eight native species are considered at risk — the province’s only veterinary hospital dedicated to the creatures is struggling to care for wounded and recovering turtles and their eggs.
And just as the message about conserving these prehistoric pond dwellers is starting to sink in, the clinic is running out of space and money.”
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