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Turtle-smuggling ex-journalist admits poaching thousands of protected terrapins from New Jersey marshes

This guy REALLY likes turtles:

Man pleads guilty in $530k illegal NJ turtle trafficking case

For years, David Sommers would drive from his Levittown, Pennsylvania, home to New Jersey's swamps and marshes, often under the cover of darkness, to collect turtles or dig for their eggs. But these weren't just any turtles: they were diamondback terrapins, a species native to the East Coast that is in sharp decline.

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