Snapping turtles' declining health
That phrase was coined by James B. Conant, who was president at Harvard University in the 1930s and 40s. But here in Ontario, the snapping turtle isn't necessarily making the kind of progress some people would like to see.
In fact, a coalition of environmental groups say they're on the road to extinction in this province. Besides the dangers posed by roads and habitat loss, snapping turtles also face a more surprising threat: it's from hunters. And new report says that needs to end. For more information, we talked to John Urquhart -- an ecologist with Ontario Nature, who helped pen that report.
(photos courtesy of listener Larry Kenny)