Sudden death of two turtles at Taraporewala aquarium
Two turtles died at Taraporewala aquarium in Mumbai, one Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and other a Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) in a weeks time. Wildlife personal requested for a complete system check and inspection. Both the species are in the Schedule 1 for banned to trade or keep by The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in India.
The last of the three and the only surviving is also a green sea turtle, which is under supervision.