Slow-moving justice: tortoise recovered seven years after Perth zoo theft

Slow-moving justice: tortoise recovered seven years after Perth zoo theft
 

Police in Western Australia have located a critically endangered tortoise that was stolen from Perth zoo seven years ago.
The discovery comes as the zoo faces intense scrutiny of its security measures, after last week’s theft, and subsequent recovery, of a baby meerkat.
The Madagascan radiated tortoise, Astrochelys radiata, was one of two reported missing from the zoo in 2011.
It was discovered at a house in Girrawheen in the city’s northern suburbs on 9 September by police who were searching the property in an unrelated investigation.
“It is believed the second tortoise was taken from the... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 62
Source: Guardian
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