extinction, yangtze giant softshell turtle

A Very Rare Turtle Just Died, Pushing the Species Close to Extinction

On April 12, a female Yangtze giant softshell turtle died in the Suzhou Shangfangshan Forest Zoo at the age of 90. She was only one of four of her kind that is known to exist. With her death, there are only three Yangtze giant softshell turtles alive right now, essentially bringing the species closer to ...

Armin Auctor

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