October 17, 2018

Idaho Aquarium responds to removal of sea turtle


The Idaho Aquarium released a statement on the removal of its sea turtle, Beam, Wednesday afternoon.

The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife removed the green sea turtle from the Idaho Aquarium on Tuesday.

The action was a result of the conviction of Ammon Convino and Christopher Conk on December 2, 2013 for illegal trafficking of marine wildlife.

“We knew that Beam, our sea turtle, would eventually be removed as a result of legal actions against the founders,” says Nancy Vannorsdel, CEO of the

Source: http://www.jrn.com/kivitv/news/Idaho-Aquarium-responds-to-removal-of-sea-turtle-236478161.html