Photo: A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India.

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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