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A female, critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is released into an enclosure at the Suzhou Zoo in China. Both Yangtze turtles held at this facility are over 100 years old, if biologist can’t get this species to breed soon, the species will become extinct.

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A female, critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is released into an enclosure at the Suzhou Zoo in China. Both Yangtze turtles held at this facility are over 100 years old, if biologist can’t get this species to breed soon, the species will become extinct.

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A media event which allowed the press to film three critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) which have been brought into the Audubon Nature Institute near New Orleans, Louisiana, after exposure to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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