Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Connect Magazine: "We're In This Together, Combatting Turtle Trafficking"

By Mary Ellen Collins "I'm tired of crisis management," said Rick Hudson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) in Charleston South Carolina. It was late October and Hudson had just returned from Madagascar where 7,347 Radiated Tortoises had been confiscated, just six months after the record-breaking seizure of 10,976 of the same species less than fifty miles away.... CONTINUE