Pregnant wild turtle rescued from Lampang forest fire

PHOTO: Lampang PR Office

Fire fighters have rescued a pregnant wild turtle which was trying to escape from a forest fire at Doi Prabat in Lampang yesterday.

The Thai News Agency reports that fire fighters from the Royal Forest Department, who were fighting at the firefront on Doi Prabat in Lampang found the pregnant wild turtle which was doing its best to escape from the blaze.

The turtle was rescued to a safe area where it can now lay its eggs. Officials say there are many wild animals in the forest which are affected by the fire.

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Scrub fires are raging across areas of the north and north-east, along with illegal burning off of plantation acreage by farmers, causing bad smoke and haze across the region.

SOURCE: Thai News Agency

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