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Press Release: New Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre


Thursday May 28, 2002

For Immediate Release

Opening of the New Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre

Mandate: Provide medical, surgical and rehabilitative care to injured native turtles.

When: Monday June 3, 2002

Where: Central drop off centre
Riverview Park & Zoo
1230 Water Street North
Monday Friday 8:00 AM 4:00 PM

Contact: 705-748-9300

Secondary drop off centres for injured turtles:

1. Champlain Animal Hospital 742-4243 (8:00 am 4:00 pm: weekdays)
2. Indian River Reptile Zoo 639-1443 (10:00 am 5:00 pm: daily)
3. Peterborough Pet Hospital 742-8837 (8:00 am 4:00 pm: weekdays)

Special Reminder:
Please practice caution when handling turtles; wear gloves and use a shovel
to gently relocate turtles. Please note the location of where you found the turtle so that it may be reintroduced to its natural environment when recovered.

Sponsors: TD Friends of the Environment
Riverview Park & Zoo
Lazer Graphics
Cavan Millbrook North Monaghan
Champlain Animal Hospital
Peterborough Pet Hospital
Indian Reptile Zoo

For Information Contact:
Susan Cooper
Fundraising Coordinator
Otonabee Conservation Foundation
Phone (705) 745-5791
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